New Edmonton Freezeway communal ice trail opens in Canada

January 18, 2016 by  
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The city of Edmonton, otherwise known as “Deadmonton,” is so cold most residents enter hibernation mode this time of year. Now a new urban parks project is encouraging local Canadians to embrace the frigid temperatures – on ice. The Edmonton Freezeway in the pilot stages of development offers a 400-meter (1,300-foot) public wooded ice path nearby the Victoria Park Oval, one of Alberta’s most beloved ice rinks. Locals are already skating to and fro on the icy trail, which is slated to become a bike trail by summer and eventually a commuter pathway. Read the rest of New Edmonton Freezeway communal ice trail opens in Canada

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EXCLUSIVE PICS: Section 2 of New York City’s High Line Park Opens!

June 7, 2011 by  
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We have been jumping out of our skin waiting for Section 2 of the High Line to open in New York City, and today we finally got a first look inside! The second section was unveiled during an exclusive press preview, and we were on the scene to bring you photos of the new extension. The expansion was designed by the same amazing team that created the first part, James Corner Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro , but Section 2 definitely has its own personality. With a thicket of trees, a wildflower field, an elevated flyover, and a lush grassy lawn, Section 2 is truly a unique escape from the hustle and bustle of the concrete jungle.

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Win $1000 in the Better World, Better Coastline Challenge

June 7, 2011 by  
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Calling all students! Do you have a smart design solution that will protect vulnerable coastal communities against climate change? Then submit your design for a better coastline to the Better World Challenge . The winner will receive $1,000, assistance in making their vision a reality, and complimentary admission to the three-day A Better World by Design conference in Providence, RI

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