Landscape Architect & Specifier News

NOV 2018

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

Issue link: https://landscapearchitect.epubxp.com/i/1045823

Contents of this Issue

Navigation

Page 95 of 125

lasn marketplace 96 outdoor living / park & recreation I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 1 1 7 I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 3 3 4 I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 2 3 5 Programs have been initiated, such as the Philadelphia LandCare, founded by Keith Green, that focus on the challenge of land vacancy and the need for neighborhood redevelopment. According to Voice of America, Green realized his hometown had many abandoned properties that attracted crime, from vandalism to storing drugs and weapons, and so Green decided to do something about it. These empty lots are turning into green parks and improving the mental health and behaviors of poor neighborhoods. https://tinyurl.com/ycsv5et4 Green Space Reduces Urban Crime and Depression I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 2 3 3 I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 2 7 5

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of Landscape Architect & Specifier News - NOV 2018