BDP acquires Khandekar

July 16, 2008,AEDT

Several news outlets have reported that BDP has acquired Khandekar – a 30 strong Netheralands urban planning and landscape firm. BDP with more than 1200 staff across 15 studios many working in architecture, interiors and engineering adds a Khandekar to | Read More

New parks in the capital

July 13, 2008,AEDT

The Phnom Penh Post reports that the new and improved parks are providing Phnom Penh residents some much-needed respite from the squeeze of the capital city’s increasingly cramped quarters. The Wat Botom, Hun Sen, Vimean Ekreach and Wat Phnom parks | Read More

State-of-the-art sustainable neighborhood- Columbian.com

July 9, 2008,AEDT

A former industrial site on prime waterfront real estate in the city’s core sheds its working-class roots for a future as an urban neighborhood reconnecting people to the water. Sound familiar? Except this isn’t Vancouver’s Columbia River waterfront, where developers | Read More

Lower Don Lands project receives sustainable development award

July 6, 2008,AEDT

Waterfront Toronto, alongside Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, has been honoured for the sustainable design of its Lower Don Lands project. The new development, one aspect of Waterfront Toronto’s 8000-hectare central waterfront transformation, recently received the 2008 Royal Architecture Institute of | Read More

Landscape failed in eco-town plans, says Landscape Institute

July 4, 2008,AEDT

The importance of landscape is neglected in the Government’s eco-towns plans, the Landscape Institute said this week. Chair of the Landscape Institute Policy Committee Jon Lovell said eco-towns provided “an outstanding opportunity” but warned that the sustainability of the proposed | Read More

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