Landscapes - Summer 2017 - LPPlus34

ABOVE

The park-its location
circled-is part of
the redeveloping
formerly industrial
West Don Lands.
OPPOSITE

Prairie grasses
soften the site's
hard edges.

practice Kali, a Filipino martial art that involves
twirling sticks; they chose Underpass Park because of the shade. Three hipsters drove up in a
car to take photos of the murals. Karen Preston
also drove, bringing her son and his cousin, both
budding skateboarders, aged 10, with her.
"When they were working on this, I thought,
'What are they doing?'" she said, keeping a sharp
eye on her boys, who wore helmets and knee and
elbow guards while older skateboarders swooped
and spun, sporting nothing more protective than
baseball caps. "When they finished, I thought,
'What a great idea.'"
Such a great idea, in fact, that it has helped inspire another local project, dubbed "the Bentway."
Thanks to a recent donation of $25 million from
local philanthropists, Waterfront Toronto has
been charged with activating a mile-long stretch
under the city's elevated Gardiner Expressway; the
Toronto urban design and landscape architecture
firm Public Work has been selected to design

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the space, which will include a playground, a dog park, and venues for
performances and outdoor markets.
And now, with exposure from the
ASLA award and the Cooper Hewitt
show, perhaps Underpass Park's influence will spread beyond Toronto.
There are certainly a lot of highway
overpasses out there. Maybe this Canadian city will inspire other communities to come up with their own
strategies for the often dead and derelict spaces under them.
JANE MARGOLIES, A NEW YORK JOURNALIST
WHO IS A FREQUENT CONTRIBUTOR TO THE
NEW YORK TIMES, LAST WROTE FOR LAM ABOUT
SOUTH COVE IN BATTERY PARK CITY OFF LOWER
MANHATTAN.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Landscapes - Summer 2017

TO BEGIN WITH | POUR COMMENCER
COLLABORATORS | COLLABORATEURS
PROLOGUE
ESSAY | ESSAI
Après le désordre vient le beau temps
A Fine Mess
Biophilic City
“I Am the Space Where I Am”
OPINION
Homo the Homogenizer? Do LAs Design Messy Terrain?
Waste-Less in Seattle: How Will This Look When It Gets Dirty?
Beaver the Disruptor Tolerating Disorder in the Heart of Vancouver
Messiness by Intention
CRITIQUE
@landtecanada Taking It With You
THE LAST WORD | LE MOT DE LA FIN
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Landscapes - Summer 2017 - TO BEGIN WITH | POUR COMMENCER
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Landscapes - Summer 2017 - COLLABORATORS | COLLABORATEURS
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Landscapes - Summer 2017 - ESSAY | ESSAI
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Landscapes - Summer 2017 - Après le désordre vient le beau temps
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Landscapes - Summer 2017 - A Fine Mess
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Landscapes - Summer 2017 - Biophilic City
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Landscapes - Summer 2017 - “I Am the Space Where I Am”
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Landscapes - Summer 2017 - Homo the Homogenizer? Do LAs Design Messy Terrain?
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Landscapes - Summer 2017 - Waste-Less in Seattle: How Will This Look When It Gets Dirty?
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Landscapes - Summer 2017 - Beaver the Disruptor Tolerating Disorder in the Heart of Vancouver
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Landscapes - Summer 2017 - Messiness by Intention
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Landscapes - Summer 2017 - CRITIQUE
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Landscapes - Summer 2017 - @landtecanada Taking It With You
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Landscapes - Summer 2017 - THE LAST WORD | LE MOT DE LA FIN
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