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Seoul’s Cheonggyecheon stream, designed by SeoAhn Total Landscape.
Review | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 5 Jun 2017

Restoring calm: Seoul’s Cheonggyecheon stream

Opened in 2005, the Cheonggyecheon Stream Restoration Project “daylighted” a neglected watercourse in the centre of Seoul that was previously covered over by an elevated highway, and prior to that, was basically an open sewer.

The Jeremy Vine Texture Garden by Matt Keightley with its geometric concrete forms in views framed by dwarf Pinus mugo.
Review | Howard Tanner | 1 Jun 2017

Spring bloom: A postcard from the 2017 Chelsea Garden Show

Howard Tanner visits the oldest and most distinguished garden trade show in the world and finds a breathtaking range of design ideas and plant material.

Fazenda Vargem Grande is an extensive garden in Brazil on the site of a former coffee plantation (1979–1990), designed by Roberto Burle Marx.
Practice | Marc Treib | 11 May 2017

Postcard: Fazenda Vargem Grande by Roberto Burle Marx

Marc Treib visits a garden that is incredibly rich in its colours and textures and equally intricate in its selection of plants.

The Mojave Rock Ranch, just north of Joshua Tree National Park in the USA, is the project of Troy Williams and Gino Dreese, landscape architects and garden builders.
Review | Michael Wright and Catherine Rush | 13 Feb 2017

Mojave Rock Ranch: An arid zone jewel

Michael Wright and Catherine Rush visit a spectacular high-altitude, dry-climate garden in the south-west of the USA.

Abdisalam and his wife Rauha with their six children in a forest camp near the BP service station refugee camp of Evzoni, Greece. They left their home in Deir ez-Zor, Syria, in September 2012, and after spending years in Lebanon and Turkey they arrived in Greece two months before this photo was taken.
Practice | Rocco Rorandelli | 6 Jan 2017

Postcards from Greece

This photographic essay by Rocco Rorandelli of TerraProject Photographers explores Greece’s refugee camps, including the people who live there and the possessions they carry with them from their homelands.

URBN DRY DOCK NO. 1, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2009). As part of a former Navy yard revitalisation, DIRT Studio expanded retailer Urban Outfitters' Philadelphia campus around a submerged historic dry dock to create public parks and promenades.
Review | Jillian Walliss | 12 Dec 2016

Postcard: The Navy Yard, Philadelphia

Jillian Walliss visits Philadelphia’s 1,200-acre urban development that is committed to smart energy innovation and sustainability.