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A Look at Street Food and Urban Vitality

Carol Mayer-Reed examines Portland’s lively food cart culture and its relationship to urban vitality in “Portland’s Street Food Phenomenon,” published in the May issue of ASLA’s blog, The Dirt. “The carts, which also form food cart pods, make a positive, colorful contribution to the city’s sense of livability, promote social interaction, and support small businesses. After […]

Landscape Architecture Magazine “Go Wild, Oregon Child”

“It’s no surprise that the nature based play movement, which in recent years has taken off across North America, has found fertile ground in Oregon.” The March 2015 edition of Landscape Architecture Magazine features three Oregon nature-based play areas including Mayer/Reed’s Outdoor Adventure at the Portland Children’s Museum. Where some nature-based play areas redefine play […]