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Leveraged Density: The Rebuilding of Civic Space in the Center of Philadelphia
    Benjamin Monette, RLA, ASLA, LEED AP, Senior Landscape Architect, OLIN will be presenting his lecture,  Leveraged Density:  The Rebuilding of Civic Space in the Center of Philadelphia on Friday, March 7, 2014 at the 11th Annual Urban Design Conference. ...

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Integrating Natural Processes into the City Fabric of the Global American South
We are excited to announce that on Saturday February 22 at 2:30 Emily McCoy , Kofi Boone and Ben Monette will be presenting on the topic: Integrating Natural Processes into the City Fabric of the Global American South at the Cities, Rivers, and Cultures of ...

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Humans Are Not The First Link (In the Food Chain)
Lisa Brown for NPR In a recent NPR article Between Pigs and And Anchovies, Where Humans Rank on the Food Chain , Michaeleen Doucleff reports on how, the first time, ecologists have calculated exactly where humans rank on the food chain and how it's been cha...

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EcoTracks
Check out this information from Andy Giegerich, the Sustainable Business Oregon editor on Portland's new EcoTracks.  Pretty slick! "As completion of the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail line hits the 70
percent mark, TriMet officials want future riders to tak...

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Hopscotch Crosswalk
Photo courtesy of NPR.org We saw this on the NPR blog and thought we would pass along. The street crossings adjacent to the Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower in Baltimore of are now equipped with four different games of hopscotch. 1 Photo courtesy of NPR.org The Bal...

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Reference Guide for Structural Soil
Photo courtesy of:  bdglandscape.wordpress.com Structural soil, on a technical level, is confusing. On he other hand, t is easy to make, and compared to other complicated construction practices, it is easy to install. So what, exactly, is it?  There has bee...

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Radical Cartography
  Photo courtesy of architizer.com/blog/radical-cartography With Ian McHargh Design with Nature, he pioneered the concept of ecological planning. Mchargh did not invent cartography, a practice that can be traced back to the ancient Greeks (what can't?), n...
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