America’s Worst Intersections –

March 4, 2009,AEDT reports Which bottlenecks in 100 USA cities will slow you down the most. – America’s Worst Intersections World Landscape Architect Editor: The cost and pollution that these bottlenecks cause must surely outweigh the cost of rectifying or at least imporving these bottlenecks

West 8’s Twist Bridge gets coverage from

March 3, 2009,AEDT reported on West 8’s new bridge “Even though landscape design experts West8 might be known for their innovative larger scale public spaces and urban planning work, bridge design has also been on their agenda for a long time now; the firm has already designed over 100 bridges in their | Read More

Estidama chooses X-Architects’ work as reference project – Zawya

March 3, 2009,AEDT

Zawya reports “Dubai-based X-Architects masterplanning for the Al Naseem project in Al Ain will be used as a reference project by Abu Dhabi-based Estidama, according to the local practice. “Estidama is the new authority in Abu Dhabi and they are recognising projects based on sustainability in this part of the | Read More

UAE is well-positioned to survive the economic crisis –

March 2, 2009,AEDT

HH Sheikh Nahayan stated at the ‘The Gulf Region in the Global Economic Crisis: Force for Stability’ Forum that, ‘Our national leaders, our Government agencies, our businesses and our universities are examining the questions related to the nature and size of this economic downturn. They are continually monitoring its effect | Read More

ADB to invest over Rs 13 bn on urban development schemes-The Economic Times

March 2, 2009,AEDT

The Economic Times reports “The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will invest Rs 13.71 billion for developing urban amenities and solid waste management in the capitals of five under-developed states, officials on Sunday said. The ADB-assisted North Eastern Region Urban Development Programme will be implemented over six years and will cover | Read More

City will revamp Place d’Armes, downtown squares – The Gazette

March 2, 2009,AEDT

The Gazette reports “The city has earmarked $20 million for the redesign of Place d’Armes in Old Montreal and the restoration of Dorchester Square and Place du Canada this year. Cardinal Hardy/Teknika-HBA – the urban landscape architects responsible for the recent reconfiguration of Norman Bethune Square near Concordia University and | Read More

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