From his lush “demonstration garden/treehouse” at his Coconut Grove design headquarters, we chat with landscape architect Raymond Jungles. The sculptor of spaces revisits his youth through stories: inspired by his love for nature in childhood, to his chance encounter with Burle Marx (his eventual mentor), we learn about how these events led him to a… Read more…
Category Archives: Quality of Life
The Built World Podcast with Bernard Zyscovich – CEO, Founder of ZYSCOVICH
In this conversation Zyscovich explains the design rationale for his “Plan Z” bike path, a mission to reclaim & transform now moribund space along the Rickenbacker Causeway to Key Biscayne, into a transformational vision to deliver Miami’s largest waterfront park; all while enhancing safety for cyclists, drivers & residents. They also dig into how Zyscovich’s background in psychology & political activism grounded his design practice.
An Urbanist’s Oasis in Greenville, SC
Greenville stands to benefit from the macro-migration patterns in the Sun Belt states. There seems to be a young, entrepreneurial population that has moved to Greenville in recent years in search of a smaller city, better schools, and higher quality of life.
Leadership & Transit: We must do better Miami
In the summer of 2000 I moved from Guatemala to Miami. I had just completed a two year stint in the Peace Corps and my parents had recently moved to Miami from New York. At the ripe age of 26, with no game plan, I moved to the 305 to figure out my next step…. Read more…
Transit & mobility in the era of Covid-19
During the past 6 weeks there has been a tremendous increase in people using bicycles for transportation and recreation.