The History of Racial Exclusion in Southern Parks – THE DIRT

Landscapes of Exclusion: State Parks and Jim Crow in the American South / Library Of American Landscape History By Glenn LaRue Smith, FASLA William E. O’Brien’s book, Landscapes of Exclusion: State Parks and Jim Crow in the American South, was first published as a hardcover edition in 2015. It is ironic that one year later … Read more

6 Urban Design Projects With Nature-Based Solutions

6 Urban Design Projects With Nature-Based Solutions Linear park regenerates Mexico City’s historic Grand Canal. © Onnis Luque Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/964460/6-urban-design-projects-with-nature-based-solutions Extreme natural events are becoming frequent all over the world. Numerous studies indicate that floods, storms, and sea-level rise could affect more than 800 million people worldwide, ultimately … Read more

Yosemite Shaped Olmsted’s Vision of Public Parks – THE DIRT

Yosemite National Park, California / MarcPo, istockphoto.com There are many explanations as to how the idea of ​​National Parks originated. One theory is it spontaneously arose around a campfire in Yosemite National Park. Another is that conservationist John Muir or President Teddy Roosevelt came up with it. But in a new book, Olmsted and Yosemite: … Read more