How the City’s £8.5bn plan to overhaul the streetscape could be worth millions to the city

LONDON – The City of London has unveiled plans to make the streets of the capital more greener, more beautiful and safer.The mayor of the UK’s biggest city said the plan was aimed at making Londoners feel safer, healthier and more comfortable, and also to reduce pollution.It aims to transform the city’s “chronic and pervasive” …

How to make a ‘solar’ landscape

You may not realize it, but we’re living in a golden age of greenhouses.They’re an eco-friendly alternative to conventional power plants, and a major source of electricity for many Americans.But they’ve also been blamed for causing serious air pollution in parts of the country.In a new article for Mashable, eco-minded architects and landscape architects discuss …

When an ancient tomb is uncovered in the sandstone ruins of a Florida cemetery

A new discovery in Florida has the potential to help archaeologists reconstruct a forgotten tomb buried deep in the desert sands.The tomb was found in the middle of a sandstone sandstone mound at Liberty Springs, which is a popular tourist destination for people from all over the world.The excavation site was found by a local …