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This photo provided by the New York Botanical Garden shows the Native Plant Garden at the NYBG in New York. Sustainability and resilience were important considerations for landscape architect Sheila Brady's design of the garden. Storm water captured on site feeds the central water feature. Black locust, considered invasive in parts of the US, was used to construct the wooden promenade. The regionally native plants provide invaluable food and shelter for native birds and butterflies at risk from climate change and other anthropogenic stresses. (Robert Benson/NYBG via AP)

Landscape architects shift emphasis to the ecosystem

Feb. 19, 2020 2:21 PM EST

Landscape architects are finding themselves on the front lines of the climate change crisis, having to come up with creative ways to adapt and help mitigate problems like rising oceans and extreme weather as they design projects across the country. “The focus on sustainability has been building slowly for...

Models wear creations for the Chanel Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2020 fashion collection presented Tuesday Jan. 21, 2020 in Paris. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Chanel delves into founder's orphanage past in couture show

Jan. 21, 2020 4:19 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — A humble stone fountain, overgrown shrubs and flowers, and white sheets drying on a line met Pharrell Williams and other curious guests at the Chanel show inside the Grand Palais. The set recreated the landscape house founder Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel viewed as a child after her...