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].
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
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 ]
Miami Herald reports on the new Amazon Exhibit “Designed by Jones & Jones Architects of Seattle, famous for their work onthe San Diego Zoo and portions of Walt Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Amazon and Beyond began with the idea of promoting conservation, said Greg Murphy, landscape architect and project manager.” SOURCE: | Read More
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]
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].
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
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
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
IHT reports Britain’s most famous luxury cruise ship, the Queen Elizabeth 2, arrived in Dubai on Wednesday where it will turn into a floating hotel moored off an artificial palm-shaped island. [SOURCE: Britain’s cruise ship QE2 arrives to Dubai – International Herald Tribune].