Christopher X J. Jensen
Associate Professor, Pratt Institute

Can good design make highways less of a problem?

Posted 08 Sep 2015 / 0

Scientific American News FeedCalifornia Officials Unveil Plans for Wildlife Bridge over Highway

In my Ecology for Architects class we talk a lot about Mountain Lions and how their habitats are fragmented by highways. Radio collar and mortality data suggests that these urban predators need better corridors across highways. Could this grassy bridge be a design breakthrough?

A Minor Post, Conservation Biology, Green Design, Habitat Fragmentation, Urban Ecology, Urban Planning, Web

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