Biz investment down, focus shifts to infrastructure

October 30, 2009,AEDT

Queensland Business Review reports A rebound in business confidence has not yet translated into investment intentions, with Queensland, Australia relying on a strong pipeline of infrastructure projects to drive the economy to more stable ground. The latest Access Economics-Arup Investment | Read More

Mega bridge project gets ‘green’ light

October 29, 2009,AEDT

Measures proposed for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge’s construction and operation have been deemed environmentally acceptable, the project’s chief engineer Aaron Bok says. Consultants completed the project’s environmental impact assessment for the Highways Department Mr Bok describes the planning process as | Read More

Mediative Urbanisms competition winners announced

October 29, 2009,AEDT

The Mediative Urbanisms competition was orgainsed by the Irish Hill Neighborhood Association to generate ideas to envision the future of a 30-acre post-industrial site in Louisville, Kentucky. The winner of the competition is the team of Tetsuya Kawano and Julien | Read More

Playground to be designed by game designer

October 29, 2009,AEDT

In recent News via Guardian newspaper a game designer, Keita Takahashi will be working with Nottingham City Council and its landscape architect to come up with a playground design for Woodthorpe Grange Park. SOURCE: Ed note: I think this | Read More

Downtown Miami’s Simpson Park is renovated

October 29, 2009,AEDT reports Two years ago, Miami and Audi of America began a joint effort to revitalize downtown’s Simpson Park, one of the city’s few remaining hammocks. Last Friday, Carolina Monteiro, head designer of Enzo Enea Landscape Design in Miami, as | Read More

Landscaping With a Lighter Touch –

October 29, 2009,AEDT

A recent article by William L. Hamilton at the New York Times about landscaping enhancing property values interviewed some landscape architects and clients and many drew the conclusion that people are heading towards more low maintenance gardens with few features. Out with | Read More

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