Cornell University

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Cornell University

 •  September 17

PUBLIC SEDIMENT is a multidisciplinary design team that views sediment as a core building block of resilience in San Francisco Bay. The team is led by SCAPE Landscape Architecture with Arcadis, the Dredge Research Collaborative, TS Studio, the UC Davis Department of Human Ecology and Design, the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences, and the...

Cornell University

 •  September 1

For over four century, waterfront of Kingston Point have experienced vicissitude of both nature and culture providing spectacular beauty, rich history, and ecological resources. Today, however, these values are threatened by changing climate and will end up in decrement and fragmentation. It is the major task to make the waterfront vibrant and...

Cornell University

 •  August 23

Tim Baird, professor and chair, landscape architecture Academic focus: My teaching focuses on design studios that address urban vacancy and the opportunities they provide for regeneration through the use of urban agriculture and other performative operations as well as seminars in landscape materiality. I combine teaching with the part time...

Cornell University

 •  June 29

Marvin I. Adleman, professor emeritus of landscape architecture, died June 21 at age 84 in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, of Parkinson’s disease. A distinguished landscape architect and a native of Philadelphia, Adleman attended Delaware Valley College and the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He was best known for his accomplishments during his 36...

Cornell University

 •  June 8

In the shadow of Barbara McClintock’s historic campus shed, plots of foliage thicken in the university’s Climate Change Demonstration Garden. Located at the Cornell Botanic Gardens, these raised beds provide a living illustration of how future temperature conditions may affect plants. “Climate change is one of the biggest challenges we’re facing,”...

Cornell University

 •  May 25

The Hudson River has been a critical part of New York’s infrastructure since before the country’s founding, linking New York City with Albany, the Erie Canal and beyond. The corridor is also environmentally rich: The watershed that feeds the Hudson comprises only 13.5 percent of New York state’s land area but contains 85 percent of the state’s...

Cornell University

 •  April 21

Several years ago, professor of natural resources Marianne Krasny stood on the observation deck at the top of the Empire State Building, looking out over New York City. Among the crowded expanse of skyscrapers and lights and the uninterrupted flow of traffic below, Krasny saw vast areas full of possibility—the largely untapped terrain of...

Cornell University

 •  January 24

As the first City Archeologist for New York City (1980-1990), I learned the importance of linking research and outreach, and developed an understanding of law, government and the role we can play in changing public policy. I am academic archaeologist who is also concerned about civic engagment. Because of this background I am committed to...

Cornell University

 •  September 19, 2016

Underpass Park is a highly imaginative public space in a rather unexpected place. Located beneath a complex of existing highway overpasses in Toronto’s downtown, an otherwise forgotten and derelict remnant has been transformed into an active public park providing diverse recreational and social opportunities while connecting new and existing local...