America’s national parks face challenges

September 30, 2009,AEDT

Christian Science Monitor reports Finding money to restore and repair the parks won’t be easy during the current fiscal crisis. But delaying will only raise the cost. “It’s just like your house. If you don’t do that routine maintenance, you’re | Read More

Brisbane City Council wins award

September 24, 2009,AEDT

North-West News repotrs Brisbane City Council has won the 2009 Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (Qld) Award for Design Excellence.Lord Mayor Campbell Newman’s $24 million Brisbane Foreshore Parklands Project beat 40 other entries across the private and public sectors across | Read More

Design Competition to Replace Hook of Maui

September 24, 2009,AEDT

Wellington City reports A competition will be rerun to design a gateway sculpture for the northern entrance to Wellington City following the decision by Wellington City Council and the Wellington Sculpture Trust not to pursue the Hook of Maui and | Read More

Land-use planning running behind transit infrastructure

September 24, 2009,AEDT

Vancouver Sun reports On Monday, the Richmond-Airport-Vancouver Rapid Transit Project, now known as the Canada Line, will begin operating. This $2-billion-plus public infrastructure project has been in the works for nine years now. Two weeks ago, Vancouver city council approved | Read More

Calgary unveils East Village master plan

September 24, 2009,AEDT

Calgary Herald reports CALGARY – The East Village master plan was unveiled this morning, outlining a future vision for the blighted area that includes commercial and residential developments, a pedestrian street cutting through the heart of the neighbourhood to the | Read More

Southend Pier Head design contest winner unveiled

September 16, 2009,AEDT

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is delighted to announce the winner of Southend Pier Head design contest – renowned Swedish based landscape architecture firm White arkitekter. The company – which has also won awards for other maritime architecture projects throughout the world | Read More

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