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News, op-ed articles, and other written and photographic pieces bout landscaping and related subjects.

TED: Magical houses with their own rules

TED: Magical houses with their own rules

You’ve never seen buildings like this. The stunning bamboo homes built by Elora Hardy and her team in Bali twist, curve and surprise at every turn. They defy convention because the bamboo itself is so enigmatic. “We have had to invent our own rules,” she says.

Amanda Burden: How public spaces make cities work

Amanda Burden: How public spaces make cities work

Cities overpopulation and other urban problems can be overcome thanks to great public spaces, from tiny pocket parks to long waterfront promenades, says Amanda Burden in this TED Talk.

Why Landscape Designers Will Be Key to the Future of Our Cities

Why Landscape Designers Will Be Key to the Future of Our Cities

  All of us treasure our time in outdoor spaces. So why do we devote so little of our attention to their design? As a designer in the site-furniture industry, I am always curious about the value people place on the outdoors. I like to ask people I meet to describe a...