Rockaway Pipeline Stirs Controversy: Construction is now underway on a pipeline to bring natural gas to New York City, set to run underneath the Rockaways — a borough often aligned with ideas of resilience and sustainability, post-Hurricane Sandy. Opponents of the project cite prior pipeline accidents and shady dealings by the affiliated contractor, Williams.
Olafur Eliasson turns Louisiana MoMA into a 'Riverbed': The Danish-Icelandic artist created a riverbed throughout the museum's gallery, complete with running water. The Louisiana museum sits on Denmark's eastern coast, and on a clear day you can see across the Øresund to Sweden.
Ambitious L.A. Parks Plan Will Require Coordination of 88 Cities: The proposed networking of waterways, bikeways, green spaces and walking trails would connect the San Gabriel Mountains to the Pacific Ocean in a "emerald necklace". The plan has roots in the unrealized Olmsted-Bartholomew scheme from the 1930s, which attempted to provide green public spaces to a rapidly-growing Los Angeles.