The City of Tel Aviv has taken the first steps to create a 60 acre park over a downtown segment of Israel’s busiest highway. The project, which is expected to be financed through increased building rights in the park’s vicinity, aims to breath new life into an area divided by a highway, without affecting mobility. As land prices in urban centres around the world rise, expect more projects like this.
To better understand how apps and smartphones are influencing their practice, the American Society of Landscape Architects conducted a global survey on app use for site analysis and design. 76% of respondents used an app for site analysis, 44% for conceptualization and design, and 47% used one for design reference. Want to find out what the most popular apps for each step of the design process were? Find out at The Dirt!