King’s Cross Square shortlist announced

January 29, 2009,AEDT

Architect’s Journal reports “The six-strong shortlist for the 7,000m² King’s Cross Square in London has finally been announced following months of delays Architects Stanton Williams, Gehl Architects and Field Operations head up three of the teams, with landscape architects Martha Schwartz Partners, Gustafson Porter and Gross.Max leading the remaining three. | Read More

Sellar Group in talks over 250 metre residential skycraper – CNplus.co.uk

January 27, 2009,AEDT

Nick Whitten at CNplus.co.uk reports “Developers are understood to be holding talks with Mayor of London Boris Johnson over plans for 250 metre high skyscraper nicknamed the Breadsticks. Sellar Property Group is reportedly working with Swiss architects Herzog and de Meuron on the plans for the three predominantly residential glazed towers | Read More

AILA Conference – Early Bird rate finishes JAN 30

January 27, 2009,AEDT

The Australian Institute Landscape Architects(AILA) annual conference that will be held in Melbourne, May 7–9 2009 is about to close its early bird rate which is a saving of $110AUD (over 14% saving) on the full rate. Go to Registration  today to get the early bird rate For more information | Read More

Observatory owners plan to save 3 buildings -TheStar.com

January 24, 2009,AEDT

The Star(Toronto) reports “Metrus, the company that purchased the sprawling David Dunlap Observatory lands from the University of Toronto last year, has finally publicly revealed which parts of the property it’s prepared to see preserved from development.” [SOURCE: TheStar.com | GTA | Observatory owners plan to save 3 buildings]

Sustainability to be woven into new buildings – Gulfnews

January 24, 2009,AEDT

Rayeesa Absal of Gulf News reports “Upcoming buildings in the capital will need to have a minimum level of sustainability woven into their design plan in order to enable developers to secure the approval of the authorities for any project, officials told Gulf News. Moving a step ahead of the | Read More

11X Design Tour – Portland

January 24, 2009,AEDT

Free open house of 11 modern architectural home designs by 11x Design in Portland 10AM – 5PM Saturday 21 February Go here for the map of the designs and details

Master plan for development of PCB areas soon-The Times of India

January 24, 2009,AEDT

The Times of India  reports “A master plan for the development of infrastructure in the Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) jurisdiction is in the offing. Board members are contemplating over forming a committee for studying infrastructure requirements of the cantonment with a view to develop the plan.” [SOURCE: The Times of | Read More

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