Olympic architecture is a burden after the games end

August 25, 2008,AEDT

In a July interview with Der Spiegel, celebrated Olympic architect Jacques Herzog defended his decision to accept a signature commission from China, despite the nation’s abysmal record on human rights. The headline said enough: “Only an idiot would have said no.” Given the reception that Herzog’s Bird’s Nest has received | Read More

Aedas Ltd in 2008: Expanding Horizons, Strong Growth

August 21, 2008,AEDT

Aedas Hong Kong — the Asia-Pacific headquarters of the global Aedas Group – today offers an overview of its ongoing expansion and growing strength in terms of both market position and expertise across a broad spectrum of architecture and design sectors. The mainland China market has contributed substantially to Aedas | Read More

Salisbury Market Place Competition

August 21, 2008,AEDT

This new competition for Market Place seeks talented landscape architects to help deliver a landscaping and public realm scheme in the historic city of Salisbury. The renaissance of the city’s Market Place forms an integral part of a recently commissioned document setting out a Vision for the future of Salisbury. | Read More

Landscape work praised … but not red tape – Daily Post North Wales

August 21, 2008,AEDT

The shadow rural affairs minister was invited by Snowdonia National Park Authority (SNPA) to assess the environmental improvements being carried out by its tenant farmers. “Farmers need to feel they are getting the support they need from the Assembly Government to help maintain Wales’ beautiful landscape.” Read more @ the | Read More

Green Spot provides an urban oasis – Metro.co.uk

August 20, 2008,AEDT

… green displays are obviously high on the agenda in Liverpool at the moment, with Green Spot’s temporary woodland installation appearing in the courtyard of the newly refurbished Bluecoat centre, just a day ahead of another Biennial plantation by architect firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro. Both installations involve trees being planted | Read More

Second biggest Green roof in North America nearing completion

August 17, 2008,AEDT

With the completion next spring of the new convention centre in Vancouver’s Coal Harbour, there will be a few blocks of new parkland added to the city — but they’re strictly for the birds and the bees. The expansion project, west of the current convention centre, is being topped off | Read More

ZORLU CENTER ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN COMPETITION

August 17, 2008,AEDT

Mimarlar Tasarim (Han Tümertekin) + Hashim Sarkis + George Hargreaves Consortium is one of 4 finalist teams selected for the Zorlu Center Architecture and Urban Design Competition, a mixed-use urban design center in Istanbul, Turkey. Zorlu Real Estate launched the competition in June 2007; receiving 117 applications and qualification from | Read More

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