BIG unveils ‘nova star’ shaped juneteenth museum for fort worth, Texas

new juneteenth museum is a ‘dream fulfilled’ Plans for a new museum to commemorate Juneteenth are going ahead in the Historic Southside neighborhood of Fort Worth, Texas. First envisioned by a 95-year-old activist and ‘The Grandmother of Juneteenth,’ Opal Lee, the project is being designed by Bjarke Ingels Group/BIG alongside African American-owned design and build … 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