Eco suburb plan unveiled for city –

February 24, 2009,AEDT reports “A VISION for a suburb of the future with no cars, an 80 per cent reduction in carbon emissions and the ability to grow its own food has been unveiled by a State Government-funded thinktank. And it could happen on a site just two kilometres from the centre | Read More

Fire-safe designs for the future –

February 23, 2009,AEDT

  Geoff Maslen of The Age reports “Ian Weir is baffled. Why is it that local authorities in Australia are so blase about having residents in fire-prone landscapes? Dr Weir earned his PhD at the University of Western Australia after seven years of research that has resulted in a “bushfire | Read More

Market Square Makeover Plans Unveiled In Pittsburgh – WTAE Pittsburgh

February 23, 2009,AEDT

WTAE Pittsburgh reports “In an effort to attract more visitors and businesses to Pittsburgh’s Market Square, the city is planning a makeover for the gathering spot.” Also included in the WTAE news report is the sketches by Klavon Design Associates SOURCE: WTAE Pittsburgh – Market Square Makeover Plans Unveiled In | Read More

Local leaders work to achieve Chicago’s green urban planning legacy

February 22, 2009,AEDT

Medill Reports “A century after Daniel Burnham created “The Plan of Chicago” – considered the first comprehensive U.S. city planning document – local experts presenting at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s annual meeting in Chicago still marvel at his foresight and the relevance of his message.” [SOURCE: | Read More

St Elmo master plan being drawn up – DI-VE

February 22, 2009,AEDT

DI-VE reports “A master plan is being drawn up for Fort St Elmo, which will probably see Evans Building turned into a hotel and a fair-weather cruise quay created on the Marsamxett side.The €100 million project will probably go out to tender next year, once the planning process has been | Read More

Let’s have an Olympic legacy like this – Evening Standard

February 22, 2009,AEDT

Rowan Moore of the Evening Standard writes “The legacy masterplan is the work of three practices, EDAW, Allies and Morrison, and the Dutch KCAP. All have a reputation for competence and professionalism………” [SOURCE: Evening Standard – Let’s have an Olympic legacy like this] Technorati Tags: london, 2012, olympics, legacy, cost, | Read More

Shohei Shigematsu OMA New York Video

February 22, 2009,AEDT

Arch Daily interviewed Shohei Shigematsu of OMA New York office. Interesting video that we found through an interesting site called D A S which has some great information. Video SOURCE: OMA NY by Archdaily from david basulto on Vimeo. SOURCE: Archdaily via DAS

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