Sprouting Possibilities: Beginnings

Our last Urban Arboreta blog post described Sprouting Possibilities: a collaboration between artist laura c carlson and landscape architect Moya Sun. What brought this collaboration together? “Moya and I met in a graduate Fine Arts class at UPENN with professor Orkan Telhan. Telhan emphasized that we must dig into and challenge our own perspectives and Read more about Sprouting Possibilities: Beginnings[…]

Sprouting Possibilities at 49th and Parkside

Sprouting Possibilities is a response by an artist and landscape architect team to the shifting environmental conditions and the impact of climate change on native plants in the Philadelphia region. Artist laura c carlson and Landscape Architect Moya Sun have created a temporary piece that pays homage to nine species of native plants of Philadelphia: Read more about Sprouting Possibilities at 49th and Parkside[…]

Towards a Deeper Understanding of Urban Ecology

“The city is both an outward form – expressed as spatial pattern – of housing, factories, streets, and parks and an inward pattern of life – expressed as processes – such as cycles of nature, rhythms, of work and play, rates of travel, rules of conduct, and so forth.” – The Baltimore School of Urban Read more about Towards a Deeper Understanding of Urban Ecology[…]