Landscape Architecture in the News Highlights (September 1-15, 2022) – THE DIRT

Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts, Aerial View of the South / Studio Gang and SCAPE

Studio Gang’s new Arkansas Art Museum in Little Rock, USA is about to open to the public – 09/2022, ArchDaily
“The new building is set in 11 acres of public landscape designed by SCAPE Landscape Architecture and inspired by the native ecologies of Arkansas.”

Michigan gets $105 million federal grant to turn I-375 in Detroit into a boulevard – 09/15/2022, The Detroit News
“City leaders envisioned eliminating I-375 as a way to reconnect once predominantly black neighborhoods divided by the freeway when it was built in the 1950s and 1960s, bulldozing residential neighborhoods and businesses in Black Bottom and Paradise Valley in the name of urban renewal.

The best of urban design 2022 – 09/15/2022, fast business
“See all the winners of Fast Company’s 2022 Innovation by Design Awards in the Urban Design category.”

At 75, the father of environmental justice meets the moment – 09/12/2022, The New York Times
“The White House has pledged $60 billion to a cause that Robert Bullard has championed since the late 1970s. He wants guarantees that the money will end up in the right hands.

The town squares we had – and could have again – 09/12/2022, Governing
“The historical importance of public squares, in cities of all shapes and sizes, is indisputable. The question is how much we need them now – not just as picturesque gardens, but as gathering places for a functioning community.

First Look at Frisco’s New Park – 09/07/2022, Local Profile
“OJB Landscape Architecture, the firm behind Dallas’ Klyde Warren Park, manages the park’s design, which focuses on providing inclusive and accessible year-round arts and cultural programming to reflect the diverse character of the park. North Texas.”

Herzog & De Meuron and Piet Oudolf Team for the next Calder Gardens in Philadelphia – 09/07/2022, The architect’s journal
“Landscape architect Richard Herbert, ASLA, joins Herzog & de Meuron and Piet Oudolf to design Calder Gardens, which is scheduled to open in 2024.”


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