Bahrain’s real estate feels pinch as buyers shun new properties

December 5, 2008,AEDT

Gulf News(UAE) reports “Bahrain’s real estate market is starting to feel the effects of the global financial crisis, but its modest growth rate should prevent it from seeing a sharp decline, local property experts say.” [SOURCE: Gulfnews: Bahrain’s real estate feels pinch as buyers shun new properties].

Full speed ahead for Crossrail

December 4, 2008,AEDT

A deal worth up to £350m that will help deliver Crossrail on time and on budget has been finalised with the City of London Corporation. The agreement was announced today by Andrew Adonis, Transport Minister, Boris Johnson, Mayor of London and Sir Michael Snyder of the City of London Corporation. | Read More

Seven Questions for David Font – mediabistro.com

December 3, 2008,AEDT

Media bistro talk to “Award-winning landscape architect David Font is the head of seven-year-old Font Designs, …..with the opportunity to interview him on the eve of Design Miami”  [SOURCE: mediabistro.com – Seven Questions for David Font ]

Stockholm’s Revitalized Green City Center – Inhabitat

December 2, 2008,AEDT

Inhabitat reports on “A joint project between the Swedes at Nod Landscape Architects and Danes at BIG Architects is set to transform Slussen, Stockholm’s city center.” [SOURCE: Inhabitat » Stockholm’s Revitalized Green City Center]

The Work of an Outsider – Metropolis Magazine

December 2, 2008,AEDT

Metropolis Magazine talks with Landscape architect Tom Oslund about the making of a I-35 bridge memorial, his Zen time, and ecology vs. aesthetics. read more @ the [SOURCE: Metropolis Magazine – The Work of an Outsider].

Joe Brown compares West Kowloon to Saadiyat Island – EDAW

December 1, 2008,AEDT

EDAW reports “Last week in Hong Kong for the MIPIM Asia Exhibition and Conference, EDAW CEO Joe Brown, FASLA, offered insight on Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District project. The project has been part of an ongoing effort by the Hong Kong government to inject vigor into the city’s legendary | Read More

Prime Minister Balkenende opens HanzeForum

November 28, 2008,AEDT

Dutch Prime Minister Balkenende officially opened the new HanzeForum in Groningen, The Netherlands. The HanzeForum is an integral part of the Zernike Campus, a lively area where education, knowledge-building and entrepreneurship come together.The Prime Minister started his visit at the Atrium of the Van Olst Tower to unveil the artwork | Read More

Central Gov’t to review bridge report – news.gov.hk

November 28, 2008,AEDT

The Hong Goverment website news.gov.hk announced that “The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge feasibility report will be submitted to the Central Government in December for scrutiny, and the three jurisdictions will invite tenders for the main bridge’s preliminary design on December 1. This was the message from Secretary for Transport & Housing | Read More

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