Abu Dhabi University’s new campus inaugurated

November 20, 2008,AEST

The new Abu Dhabi Campus of the Abu Dhabi University (ADU) was officially inaugurated yesterday. Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, who is also the Deputy Chairman of the ADU Board of Trustees, | Read More

The Long View – Metropolis Magazine

November 19, 2008,AEST

Andrew Blum of Metropolis Magazine has written a excellent article on James Corner and his work as a landscape architect and pushing the profession of landscape architecture to the forefront of design. This article is a must read at Metroplis Magazine – | Read More

Nakheel to scale back projects on slowdown – Gulf News

November 19, 2008,AEST

GulfNews reports “Nakheel PJSC, the state-owned developer planning a kilometre-high tower in Dubai, will scale back some of its projects because of the global economic slowdown.” SOURCE: Gulfnews: Nakheel to scale back projects on slowdown.

Landscape designers apply nature’s tricks

November 19, 2008,AEST

San Francisco Chroncile reprts that “Susan Van Atta, from Santa Barbara, is explicitly engaged in ecological restoration in many of her Southern California projects. Bernard Trainor, now in Monterey but active from the Carmel Valley to Marin County, says his | Read More

Ahearn researches ‘green’ building – Daily Collegian

November 18, 2008,AEST

Daily Collegian reports that “Professor of landscape architecture and regional planning Jack Ahern returned to the University of Massachusetts after a trip to China last month, where he gave several lectures. According to Ahern, China’s surge in urbanization “may be | Read More

Make and KSS to design Spurs stadium – Building.co.uk

November 18, 2008,AEST

Building.co.uk reports that KSS, which worked on the City of Manchester stadium, will design the stadium itself. Make will be responsible for the wider masterplan, with landscape designer architect Martha Schwartz and technical engineer Buro Happold also working on the | Read More

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