Kironde offers a column on Tanzania’s rapid urbanisation and how past development was undertaken and what the future holds. SOURCE: Tanzania Standard Newspapers
A total of 4, 000 visitors, natives and foreigners, flocked to the Shanghai World Financial Center on its first opening day to visit the observation deck from Floors 94 to 101 at a height of 492 meters. SOURCE: People’s Daily Online | Read More
“Miami Art Museum, in the midst of planning and designing a new home in Bicentennial Park, has assembled a design team that consists of at least 10 Miami-based architectural and design firms. The Miami-based organizations are: A.D.A. Engineering, Miami, as | Read More
VietNamNetBridge – A French firm has won the top prize for “unique architectural ideas” to develop three landmark areas in the proposed Thu Thiem New Urban Area in Ho Chi Minh City. Deso Company was followed by Hagel Company (Switzerland) | Read More
Landscape Institute Conferences Housing, Land Use & CommunityLondon 9 & 10 October 2008Regent’s College The government has made a commitment to building three million new homes by 2020; the challenge of climate change and the demands on land for the | Read More
Three 2012 Olympic Games venues could be ditched after the government ordered accountancy firm KPMG to carry out a ‘top-level’ review as to whether they give ‘value for money’ SOURCE: Architects Journal.co.uk – Three Olympic venues could be dropped.
Hong Kong now places far greater importance on greening the urban landscape and caring for landmark trees. Indeed, the collapsed century-old coral tree in Stanley that killed Chong Chung-yin, 19, was among the best tended in the city and was | Read More
Murase Associates will soon change the landscape of Oklahoma with its design of a 945-foot tower in downtown Oklahoma City. Read more @ the SOURCE: Daily Journal of Commerce.
Jordan will host the Eco-Cities of the Mediterranean Forum 2008 scheduled to open on Oct. 18 with aims to tackle urban environmental issues and promote environment-friendly practices across the Mediterranean region, local daily The Jordan Times reported Wednesday. SOURCE: Xinhua | Read More
Cabe has strongly criticised HOK Sport for failing to address concerns about the London 2012 main stadium design. Cabe also raised concerns over the lack of integration of the Olympic venues in the wider landscape, calling for a “park-wide attitude” | Read More