Jared Buffington

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A Monument to Outlast Humanity

In the Nevada desert, the pioneering artist Michael Heizer completes his colossal life’s work.<p>1. Sleeping Beauty<p>“I’m trying to tell you the story of my strange life,” the artist Michael Heizer said to me. “I’m not sure how much I want everyone to know, but it’s all going to come out.” It was March …

Scientists to unveil new Earth-like planet: report

Contacted by AFP, ESO spokesman Richard Hook said he is aware of the report, but refused to confirm or deny it. "We are not making any comment," he …

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Venus May Once Have Been a Garden Planet

One of the hard facts of our solar system is that even with eight perfectly nice planets, Earth remains the only house on the block with its lights …

NASA Just Found Something Interesting on 1 of Saturn's Moons

One of Saturn’s moons has canyons hundreds of feet deep flooded with rivers that signal potential for life, according to a new report from …

Scientists Have Found a Weird, Glowing Purple Blob on The Ocean Floor

Ermmm, hello.<p>Strange as it may seem, not absolutely everybody is hunting for rare Pokémon on their phones right now.<p>While the rest of us are glued to …

Good Green Design Doesn't Have To Be Expensive: The M&M; House

All photos via 100Khouse<p>I have not paid nearly enough attention to the work of Postgreen, the Philadelphia developers of economical and very …

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New Horizons: Imagining a Landing on Pluto

Earth and Mars Are About to Get Very Cozy

Few things in space are as sloppy as a solar system—and few solar systems are as sloppy as ours. That can be a very good thing if you like cosmic sky …

Wooden windows? Scientists have successfully turned wood transparent

Wood-colored may soon lose its meaning if scientists from the University of Maryland, College Park, manage to apply a new technique to the key …

The deepest 3-D map of the universe ever made confirms Einstein was a genius

This theory, among other things, stated that the speed of light in a vacuum is the same for all observers, regardless of the source.<p>In 1915, he followed this up with the publication of his theory of General Relativity, which asserted that gravity has a warping effect on space-time.<p>For over a …

One of the world's most innovative architects just released these free designs for affordable homes

AP<p>In January, Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena won a Pritzker Prize, architecture's equivalent to the Nobel Prize, for his commitment to designing …

Housing

January 2016

Diversity

Beyond Food: Community Gardens as Places of Connection and Empowerment

Gardening has a power that is political and even democratic. And it is a political power that can be applied constantly, whereas one can only vote or …

Urban Agriculture

Landscape Architecture in the News Highlights (February 16 – 29)

<b>Installations for Quebec Garden Festival to Include Pavilion and Suspended Cone</b> <i>– Dezeen Magazine,</i> 2/17/16<br>“A shadowy room with gabion walls and a …

Architecture

Young Gardeners series: Sophie Walker

Sophie Walker was the youngest ever woman to design a garden for the Chelsea Flower Show. Her 'Cave Pavilion' of 2014 was a 21st-century …

Saving Water Is So Hot Right Now in Landscape Design

Every February, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) asks hundreds of landscape architects around the U.S. to forecast the trends in …

Survey Reveals Top Ten Design Trends for Residential Landscape Architecture

“Water issues are hot topics for many communities, and many people are turning to landscape architects for creative green infrastructure solutions,” …

10 Underrated National Parks In America

<i>By Caitlin Morton, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Looking for the beauty of Yosemite and Yellowstone without the crowds? These under-the-radar American parks deserve a spot on your bucket list.<p><b>1. North Cascades National Park, Washington</b><p>© Terry Donnelly / Alamy<p>If you want to see glaciers and temperate …