Landscape Performance News

LPS Watch List: April 2015

Each month we bring you a roundup of landscape performance news worth sharing – the latest in research, tools, and innovative thinking related to the measurable environmental, social, and economic benefits of sustainable landscapes.

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New Guide to Evaluate Complete Streets Projects

Complete Streets – streets designed and operated to enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders – make communities more livable, multimodal, and safe. They have also been related to broader economic gains. A new guide recently published by Smart Growth America and the National Complete Streets Coalition, with support from AARP, provides guidance on how to measure Complete Street project performance to demonstrate successes and better understand what’s working and what’s not.

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LPS Watch List: March 2015

Each month we bring you a roundup of landscape performance news worth sharing – the latest in research, tools, and innovative thinking related to the measurable environmental, social, and economic benefits of sustainable landscapes.

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Landscape Performance Special Journal Issue

A new special issue of the Chinese journal Landscape Architecture is devoted to landscape performance. The issue features research about the Landscape Performance Series and research gleaned from the process of producing Case Study Briefs for the series. It’s very exciting to see the concept landscape performance gaining traction internationally! Abstracts (in English and Chinese) are available in the online version. 4/6/15 UPDATE: We have obtained and posted digital copies of the full articles.

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LPS Watch List: January 2015

Each month we bring you a roundup of landscape performance news worth sharing – the latest in research, tools, and innovative thinking related to the measurable environmental, social, and economic benefits of sustainable landscapes.

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