Ealing urged to reject Penny Whistle tower

January 3, 2008,AEST

Plans to build skyscrapers in the suburbs were dealt a blow as English Heritage attacked proposals for a 40-storey tower in west London. The Government’s advisory body believes the centre of Ealing is the “wrong location” for the 469ft block | Read More

CABE Champions Design Competitions in New Exhibition

December 26, 2007,AEST

A CABE exhibition opening at New London Architecture in London on 17 January 2008 will show what design competitions can achieve – and that they are one of the best ways to procure well-designed buildings and places. Competitions Work will | Read More

American Institute of Architects – Illinois great places

December 26, 2007,AEST

 The members of six Illinois chapters of the American Institute of Architects selected the sites, which are all public spaces, to celebrate the AIA’s 150th anniversary, notes the Web site http://illinoisgreatplaces.com. University architecture and landscaping recognized by American Institute of | Read More

Manhattan is Year of Building Furiously

December 26, 2007,AEST

Nicolai Ouroussoff of the New York Times looks at how New York and in particular Manhattan has turned a corner as it has unveiled many new architecture landmarks in the last year including the IAC Building, Renzo Piano’s Tower and | Read More

Hand over the mini-malls

December 26, 2007,AEST

The ubiquitous L.A. mini-mall is the 1980s love child of bad tax laws and shortsighted planning policies. But we have them all around us — every street corner it sometimes seems — and they’re not getting any prettier as they | Read More

Abu Dhabi Builds Its Architectural Cred

December 22, 2007,AEST

The building boom in the capital of the United Arab Emirates rivals that of Dubai. But Abu Dhabi hopes to distinguish itself with ambitious green architecture In recent weeks, the rivalry between neighboring United Arab Emirates Dubai and Abu Dhabi | Read More

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