21 Aug 2018

The Case For Building $1,500 Parks

A groundbreaking new study shows that access to “greened” vacant lots reduced feelings of worthlessness

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11 Apr 2018

The Greening Of America’s Cities

Not so very long ago living in a city meant rarely seeing a blade of

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10 Aug 2017

Stunning Space Views Of National Parks You’ll Soon Enjoy

It might be hard to resist planning a trip to these parks once you see

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27 Dec 2016

What Can Urban Planners Do To Promote Mental Health?

This group advocates designing cities with emotional well-being in mind. The Tokyo-based psychiatrist Layla McCay

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05 Jul 2016

Promote Walking For Health? How About For Whimsical Fun?

In Covington, Kentucky, local businesses and design teams collaborated on quirky installations that take up

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17 Jun 2016

The Top 10 National Parks That Define USA’s Grandeur

Looking for an alternative to the beach for your next summer vacation? Try one of

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08 Jun 2016

When Public Spaces Becomes Owned By Private Hands

Recently, San Francisco’s parks department tested a policy which allowed groups to pay to reserve

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07 Jun 2016

Public Space Design In The US Through 174 Parks In 25 Cities

Evidence continues to accumulate that parks contribute to greater public health, but for whom? One

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11 May 2016

How To Actually Make Parks Actively Liveable

Parks are central to the concept of liveable cities. They are an important public resource

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14 Apr 2016

Top 10 National Parks In The USA For Urban Escapes

Most people, even dedicated urbanites, need a break now and then from concrete jungle, round-the-clock

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30 Mar 2016

Portland Park Perspectives By People And For People

The National Park Service’s Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program plans to dole out $15 million

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07 Mar 2016

Gil Penalosa : Citizens Can’t Be Spectators In Urban Planning

Gil Penalosa wants you to act now. So it’s a good thing that when he’s

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07 Dec 2015

The 10 Best City Gardens Of The World

“City Gardens have environmental benefits. It provides a sense of connectivity and connection to the

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22 Sep 2015

America’s Top 10 National Parks With Most Scenic Spots

America’s National Park Service runs more than 405 sites, including national seashores, recreation areas, historical

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07 Jul 2015

13 Reasons Why London Is Better

Sure, London’s got its problems (in fact, by a strange quirk of fate, it has

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05 Jun 2015

When Public Spaces Are Only Possible With Private Wealth

  It’s no picnic to run a public park these days. Look at Manhattan’s Pier

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27 May 2015

Plans For A Seine Reinvention In Paris

Mayor Anne Hidalgo has announced an “almost philosophical project” to take the famed river’s quayside

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14 May 2015

Triumph Of The Public Space In Copenhagen

Copenhagen is often praised for its commitment to cycling and infrastructure. With 41% of all

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30 Apr 2015

Quirky Ideas For More Sustainable Cities

City living has many upsides, but a sustainable lifestyle is increasingly not among them. Pollution,

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26 Feb 2015

The Greening Of Hamburg’s Autobahns

Hamburg’s plan to hide its highway underground and cover it with green space will reconnect

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29 Jan 2015

When it Comes to Parks, It’s Not Just How Many, But Where

The median land area dedicated to park space in U.S. cities is 8.1 percent, according to

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