In the News – 21 August

August 22, 2009,AEST

Hybrid: Architecture & Planning Strategies for Renewable Cities – 27 August – The Center for Architecture, New York, NY Organised by the AIA New York Duzan Doepel will address some of the challenges of sustainable urban and architectural design with | Read More

UNM Dean to step down in 2010

August 21, 2009,AEST

UNM Today announced that Dean and Professor Roger Schluntz, FAIA, will resign as dean of UNM’s School of Architecture and Planning on June 30, 2010. UNM Today quoted Schluntz as saying “a number of truly remarkable accomplishments as well as | Read More

Adriaan Geuze (West 8) interviewed by Wall Street Journal

August 21, 2009,AEST

J. S. MARCUS of Wall Street Journal recently interviewed Adriaan Geuze, founder of West 8. Marcus asks Adriaan questions relating to the discipline of Landscape Architecture and the difference between landscape architecture, architecture, and planning. Also queries Geuze about why | Read More

CSLA appoints Executive for 2009-2010

August 20, 2009,AEST

2009 – 2010 CSLA Executive: Director(Toronto) – Linda Irvine, OALA, CSLA, ASLA, Manager, Parks and Open Space Development, Planning and UrbanDesign Department, Town of Markham, was appointed President of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects(CSLA) during the organization’s annual general | Read More

CSLA Honours Landscape Architects with Recognition Awards

August 20, 2009,AEST

The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) presented seven landscape architects with its Recognition Awards at its national Congress GALA. The CSLA Lifetime Achievement Award is bestowed upon landscape architects whose lifetime achievements and contributions to the profession have had a unique | Read More

What is Crossrail?

August 20, 2009,AEST

You may have noticed coverage of Crossrail at World Landscape Architect and other sites. So I thought it best to summarise what Crossrail is and who is involved. Crossrail is the new high frequency, convenient and accessible railway for London | Read More

Toyota uses LA & SF Interstates to launch Prius

August 20, 2009,AEST

“Harmony Floralscape” along the Pasadena Freeway (SR-110) (Credit: Toyota) Toyota has unveiled “Harmony Floralscape” along the Pasadena Freeway (SR-110), this is one of the nine oversized floral designs that will appear alongside California freeways in support of the ongoing launch | Read More

Toronto green roof initiative closes September 11

August 19, 2009,AEST

The City of Toronto is inviting owners of industrial, commercial and institutional properties to submit an application for funding from the Eco-Roof Incentive Program. The program, which is open to properties that retrofit their buildings with green or cool roof | Read More

New Bridge Design competition for Calgary

August 18, 2009,AEST

The Calgary Municipal Land Corporation(CMLC) has announced a bridge design competition for St.Patrick’s Bridge. CMLC has been charged with the responsibility of implementing public infrastructure improvements that will be the catalyst for private and public sector development in the Rivers | Read More

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