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Anthony Paul Landscape Design

Anthony Paul is based in the UK, where he designs intimate garden all over the world. He features colorful masses of plantings to gain some pretty dramatic personal gardens. ‘Great planting is the key to all stunning gardens and arrangement, choice and setting are paramount to good design. My large groupings create the drama in […]

End Water Poverty

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last shuttle voyage

Nearly 400 trees will be cut down in Inglewood and South L.A. to make room for the space shuttle Endeavour as it rolls through the streets of Los Angeles. “While we sincerely regret the loss of many majestic trees which have aided this community for decades, what we accomplished through this agreement is a greener […]

Wrapped Coast

In 1969, Christo and Jeanne-Claude directed a team of mountain climbers, workers and volunteers in wrapping 2.5 kilometres of Sydney coastline with more than 90,000 square metres of fabric. It was not only the first Kaldor Public Art Project but one of the most important early environmental or land art works anywhere in the world […]

Reclaiming Nature in the City: The Restoration of Cheong Gye Cheon

Earlier this month we posted a Design Spotlight of the plaza designed by Mikyoung Kim, that marks the beginning of the Cheong Gye Cheon Restoration project. Well, here comes the rest. This isn’t the Cheong Gye Cheon’s first nip and tuck, although this time around deserves a most improved award. Over 600 years ago, during the Joseon Dynasty, Seoul was chosen to become […]

Update of 2012 Presidential Candidates on Environmental Issues

Not everyone is an expert at everything, which is why we listen to the people who devote their life to the study of a particular subject, like doctors. If a doctor told me, ‘Yep, your leg is broken. Don’t walk on it for 4 months.” I would be inclined to take his word for it. […]

Eco Friendly and Chlorine Free: The True Potential of Swimming Pools

After spending three dark months shivering, I think I’m just about ready to bask in the sun and waste away my afternoons swimming. While fairly common in Europe (such trend setters), these pools are just starting to catch on in the U.S., and it’s a good thing too, because my hair is tired of the […]