Green Spaces

Finally, Vancouver Gets a Lebowski-Themed 'Dude Chilling Park'

Although technically, it should be the "Dude Abiding Park."

Let's Turn More Empty Lots Into Mini-Golf Courses

Faced with a glut of empty eyesores, Amsterdam rolls out the sod for free public golfing.

Green Spaces That Actually Calm the Mind and Body

After 20 years of creating retreats from the stress of urban living, the TKF Foundation has an intuitive sense of what makes them work.

What We Can Learn About a City by Mapping Its Parks

New data from the Trust for Public Land illuminates which neighborhoods offer excellent green space access ... and which really don't.

What We Can Learn From the Brain Waves of Pedestrians

Enter the brave new world of mobile EEG.

Greening Cities Through the Power of Public Urination

A team of San Francisco inventors view drunks and the homeless as reservoirs of golden fertilizer.

What Are the 7 Keys to a Strong Community?

Parks, community schools, and other essential elements.