What Happens After the Worst Happens?
New photographs of Mount St. Helens, alongside classic views by Frank Gohlke, show the land’s extraordinary response after the 1980 eruption.
An Appalachian Trail
In its original concept, the Appalachian Trail was more than a hiking path. It was a wildly ambitious plan to reorganize the economic geography of the eastern United States.
The Invention of Wessex
Rem Koolhaas, the Smithsons, Venturi and Scott Brown … and Thomas Hardy? The famed 19th-century author was also a radical architect.
Eadweard Muybridge’s Secret Cloud Collection
Is it possible to rephotograph a scene that never existed? The fake landscapes of “Eduardo Santiago” embody the complexities and contradictions of representational art.
Mapping’s Intelligent Agents
How do machine intelligences read and write the world? And what Other intelligences deserve our attention?
We are now well into a geologic era — the Anthropocene — characterized by the acceleration of environmental change. This is the landscape medium in which we design.