Construction is moving along at Waterfront Toronto UPDATE – West 8

April 2, 2009,AEDT

West 8 reports “Construction is moving along at Waterfront Toronto. The wavedecks Rees and Simcoe, which will open this summer, will provide unique gateways to the waterfront of Toronto and will create more publicly accessible spaces” SOURCE: West 8 Urban Design & Landscape Architecture / news / UPDATE: Construction is | Read More

Skaters modify skate plaza design – Ukiah Daily Journal

March 31, 2009,AEDT

Ukiah Daily Journal reports “About 30 skateboarders fine tuned a skate plaza design created by Site Design Group and RJM Design Group for the aquatic center site. Pro-boarder and skatepark designer Kanten Russell from Site Design Group and landscape architect John Courtney from RJM Design Group presented the plan last | Read More

What should we make of empty big-box stores? – TheStar.com

March 30, 2009,AEDT

TheStar.com reports “While we routinely mourn the disappearance of the small storefront, we rarely ask what happens to the texture of a city when a big-box store closes shop.” SOURCE: What should we make of empty big-box stores? – TheStar.com

Herzog & de Meuron feels pinch – Architects Journal

March 29, 2009,AEDT

Architects Journal reports “Several UK projects have been delayed, including Lord’s Cricket Ground and Portsmouth arena Two of Herzog & de Meuron’s largest London projects have been delayed…….” Read the full article @ the [SOURCE: Architects Journal – Herzog & de Meuron feels pinch ]

Into the future – The Boston Globe

March 29, 2009,AEDT

Robert Campbell in a recent The Boston Globe looks into “What changes could coming years bring to Boston’s landscape? We asked the Globe’s architecture critic to gaze into his crystal ball and tell us the shape of things to come.” Read the full article @ the [SOURCE: Into the future | Read More

First trees planted at new City Park Den Helder – West 8

March 28, 2009,AEDT

West 8 reports “Construction is moving along at the new City Park designed by West 8 for Zeestad CV/BV in Den Helder, The Netherlands. The first of 69 Elms were planted as part of the first phase of implementation. This new park is part of West 8’s design for the | Read More

Skills to grow: Seven priorities to improve green space skills – CABE

March 27, 2009,AEDT

CABE has published “A strategy for addressing the problems and opportunities facing the green space sector, from landscape architects to horticulturalists.” The document can be downloaded from CABE SOURCE: CABE – Skills to grow: Seven priorities to improve green space skills | Publications | CABE

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