landscape

Private Frontage Secrets

Description:  Some charge New Urbanists with using porches and fences as “historical pastiche.” But these devices accomplish far more. Properly-designed private frontages actually sell houses—but only if the configurations and dimensions are ri... read more »

Village Green/Green Village: An Approach to Civic Ecology*

Description:  The public realm of a town or city can be designed to enhance both the sociability and the environmental quality of a place. A series of case studies will illustrate the thesis that landscape is not cosmetic, but intrinsic to the form a... read more »