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Tourism and the City: A Conversation with Taleb Rifai and the UNWTO

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Tourism is one of the world’s biggest and fastest global economic sectors. Responsible for nearly $3.4 billion of daily economic activity and 6-7% of global employment, tourism plays a major role in shaping the physical and economic fabric of cities. A 2010 Buenos Aires study,...

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Harnessing Friction on the High Line

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

In 2103, the Museum awarded the fifteenth Vincent Scully Prize to Friends of the High Line co-founders, Joshua David and Robert Hammond, for their work in creating one of the most successful urban revitalization projects to date. Under their leadership, the High Line has become...

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What exactly does a landscape architect do?

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

During National Landscape Architecture Month, celebrated during the month of April, there are plenty of opportunities to learn more about the profession and what exactly landscape architects do.Quick: Name one famous landscape architect. Did you immediately think of Frederick Law Olmsted, considered by many to...

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Cleaning Up the Cleaning Industry: A Green Schools Highlight

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Jeff Hawkins is the director of custodial services for the Provo City School District in Provo, Utah. He spoke with Green Schools co-curator Sarah Leavitt about his award-winning work at Dixon Middle School for which he and his team recently received the Best Cleaning Industry...

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Cultural Driver: Mary Margaret Jones

Monday, February 25, 2013

By Martin Moeller, senior curator Mary Margaret Jones, FASLA, FAAR, is president and senior principal of Hargreaves Associates, a prominent landscape architecture and planning firm with offices in San Francisco; New York City; Cambridge, Massachusetts; and London. She was a panelist in the National Building...

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