Green Infrastructure Innovations
Landscape with Beavers
Beavers have gained a reputation as environmental engineers who can restore water systems — and challenge their human neighbors to think differently about land use.
In the Mississippi Delta: Building with Water
Without massive land-building, the Gulf Coast will disappear. LSU’s Coastal Sustainability Studio tackles the challenges of America’s Third Coast.
Landscape designers are pioneering new ways to regenerate urban waterfronts. Projects by Field Operations, Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha, and Stoss: Landscape Urbanism.
A bold proposal by a team of Chicago urban designers for how cities can ensure the availability of an increasingly scarce resource.
Working Public Architecture
Can we envision a contemporary counterpart to the New Deal? WPA 2.0 is an ambitious competition and symposium created by cityLab at UCLA.
Drylands: Water and the West
Our hydrological infrastructure is now nearly obsolete. Water is rapidly becoming the largest and least understood environmental challenge of the 21st century.
An Enduring Source of Drinking Water
By the turn of the 20th century, the inadequacy of New York City’s water-provision systems was evident. A more radical solution was needed.