Once the pride of Tripoli, Lebanon – designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer – the international fairground became another casualty of the 1975 civil war. It hasn't recovered yet.
The UN headquarters in New York are being renovated from top to bottom to make the facilities more energy-efficient. Calling Ty Pennington of television's 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.'
The New York Botanical Garden’s orchid show this year honors the father of modern landscape architecture, Roberto Burle Marx.