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Lift up green (water)
With an investment of $ 30 million, the city of Buffalo joins a small group of cities that have
have turned to environmental impact bonds to finance intangible infrastructure.

Count Them (Planning)
Long overlooked by planners, the residents of San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley harness a history of community advocacy and a plan from the Groundworks Office to connect residents to city life.


Twin pandemics
Seven black landscape architects and designers discuss spatial factors around deadly virus and
murderous police for besieged blacks in the United States.

A second subtropical take
To reflect a shift in mission, New York’s Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice is reopening its famous interior landscape, originally designed by Dan Kiley, with the low-latitude palette of
Raymond Jungles, FASLA.

The full August table of contents is available here.

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Keep an eye on the blog, on the LAM Facebook page, and on our Twitter feed (@landarchmag), as we’ll be posting August posts as the month unfolds.

Credits: “The Twin Pandemics”, Laura Haddad, artist and landscape architect; “A Second Subtropical Shot”, Barrett Doherty, ASLA; “Count them”, Ninon Scotto di Uccio.

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