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Welcome Spring With This Psychedelic Map of the U.S. in Bloom

Here on the East Coast, it's finally feeling like spring. And the good scientists at the U.S. Forest Service are offering proof of this miracle via the satellite-tracking tool ForWarn—mapping in glorious...

At new seaside park, landscaping becomes the playground

The undulating hills in a new seaside park in Koper, Slovenia, aren’t just pretty landscaping—they’re the infrastructure for the park itself. Slovenian architecture studio Enota...

This Airline Is Working With the World’s Largest ‘Vertical Farm’ for Fresher In-Flight Meals

In-flight meals that are actually enjoyable are few and far between. In part, that’s because ingredients often need to be shipped hundreds or thousands...

Harvard GSD awards The High Line with 2017 Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design

Harvard GSD awarded the 13th Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design to The High Line in New York. The Green Prize committee awarded the $50,000...

Democrats on both coasts cry foul after Trump administration exempts Florida from offshore drilling plan

Democratic officials in California and New York accused the Trump administration of unfair partisan treatment Tuesday after Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke exempted Florida from...

Lyft thinks it can fix Los Angeles traffic with fewer lanes

For the past several decades, cities have designed streets around the assumption that they'll be used for personal cars. If you need a poster...

An illustrated guide to Southern California’s desert plants

This land is anything but barren. The arid biome boasts some of the most unique flora on Earth. For example—did you know that cactuses...

Smart City Expert Says “Sustainable” Shouldn’t Be the Goal

His Excellency Dr. Talal Abu Ghazaleh is a leading international voice on smart cities. He founded the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) in 1972, and...

San Francisco Rethinks 10 Spaces Under Freeways

San Francisco could soon become the latest city to transform the spaces beneath its overpasses into parks, joining the ranks of New York and Miami,...

Here’s what Santa Monica Beach will look like after it’s landscaped to resist rising sea levels

Santa Monica Beach is going to look a little different soon, thanks to a beach restoration project that will partially enclose and re-landscape about...