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Press

Biography

A Writing Life

Author CV

Photo

Profiles

"Natural Cities: Designing Cities in Harmony with Nature," MIT Spectrum, Fall 2002

“Shaping the City to Nature’s Laws”Boston Globe, May 26, 1985

Selected Awards

2001 International Cosmos Prize Book

2001 International Cosmos Prize Website

2002 National Design Award Finalist

2004, Community Service Award, American Society of Landscape Architects for the West Philadelphia Landscape Project

1998 Person of the Month, Philadelphia School District for the West Philadelphia Landscape Project

1984 President's Award for Excellence, American Society of Landscape Architects for The Granite Garden: Urban Nature and Human Design

Reviews and Stories

Daring to Look: Dorothea Lange’s Photographs and Reports from the Field

"Daring To Look," All Things Considered, National Public Radio, July 20, 2008

"Beyond Icons and the Art Market: Dorothea Lange as Documentary Photographer," by J. B. Colson, The Digital Journalist, December 2008

"Memories of the Depression," Oregon Public Radio, September 8, 2008

"Photo Finish: Field Studies," The New Yorker, September 2, 2008

Spring 2008 Catalogue, University of Chicago Press

The West Philadelphia Landscape Project

“Living on Earth,” Public Radio International

“Landscape Organism,” Landscape Architecture

Bio-City (in Japanese)

The Language of Landscape

“The Language of Landscape,” Landscape Architecture

The Granite Garden: Urban Nature and Human Design

Landscape Architecture

New York Times Book Review

Washington Post Book Review

AWS Websites

Daring to Look

West Philadelphia Landscape Project

Anne Whiston Spirn academic homepage

Urban Nature and City Design

The Once and Future City

Sensing Place: Photography as Inquiry