Parks and Records

By ASPIREist | Look To The Stars. Kings Of Leon's Chris Coleman & Holly Williams Unplug From Technology

Episode 2, Segment 2: Parks and Records

The Trust for Holly Williams' Land: country music scion speaks up for nature

Singer-songwriter Holly Williams grew up with an affinity for wide open spaces, thanks to time spent on the farms and ranches of her father and …

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Madrid Is Covering Itself In Plants To Help Fight Rising Temperatures

Vacant lots, city squares, a former highway, and even regular city streets are going to be filled up with trees and plants—everywhere you look.<p>In Madrid, pretty much every unused space will soon be covered in plants.<p>The city is spending millions to expand existing parks, and as many roofs and walls …

The Next Wave of Public-Private Partnerships Helping Communities Rebuild Better

From the unseasonable swing of deadly tornadoes in December, to the Flint water crisis to the snow storm threatening the east coast this …

Urban Planning

The national parks: whose backyard?

Say you're out exploring in your favorite national park—skirting the base of a rock formation in Joshua Tree, or making your way to the windswept …

What makes a great public space?

If you ask urban planners, great public spaces have a lot in common ... even though one of those things is that each is unique! This year, the folks …

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