Parks

How a German city once synonymous with coal and steel became Europe's 'Green Capital'.
Simone d'Antonio February 16, 2017
Vancouver singled out as model as U.N. releases new guidelines, but many others showing interest and innovation.
Gregory Scruggs January 30, 2017

A Texas metropolis known for sprawl will feature a vast nature district with trails, lakes and an Audubon center, the Dallas News reports. 

December 13, 2016

The city will provide soil and seeds to gardeners who are encouraged to grow vegetation wherever they can, Inhabitat reports. 

November 1, 2016

Inspired by New York’s High Line, the park would double as a recreational space and natural habitat, Kansas City’s official website says. 

November 1, 2016
Upgrades to parks and public spaces are seen as a lasting legacy from a four-day conference.
Marcela Ribadeneira and Eduardo Varas October 17, 2016
In an interview with Citiscope, Peñalosa discusses his return to office, fighting inequality and some downsides of decentralization.
Neal Peirce and Gregory Scruggs October 7, 2016
A failed project from Romania's Communist era is now one of Europe's largest protected urban nature areas.
Simone d'Antonio September 30, 2016
A deep focus on social equity, civic participation and green spaces has made Austria's capital one of the world's best places to live.
Saransh Sehgal August 18, 2016
The very phrase “High Line” is morphing into a catch-all synonym for “linear park.”
Grace Chua April 8, 2016
The city's Public Space Authority is unique in Latin America and a model for cities around the world.
Gregory Scruggs March 31, 2016

The walking, jogging and cycling trail would cut across Singapore’s entire length from north to south, The City Fix reports. 

February 11, 2016
With a car-free center and ambitious 'zero waste' plans, Slovenia's capital shows that small cities can lead on urban sustainability.
Simone d'Antonio January 29, 2016
Seeking investors for ‘transformative’ local climate projects at COP 21.
Alecia D. McKenzie and Christopher Swope December 4, 2015

Visitors experience what it would feel like to spend time in an subterranean park that would rely on mirrors to provide sunlight, DNAInfo reports. 

October 23, 2015

South Korea’s largest city is a leader on urban freeway removal, but this time an abandoned highway would become a city park, the Korea Herald reports. 

May 28, 2015
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