Metro: Integrating Habitats. A design competition.

December 3, 2007,AEDT

Integrating Habitats. A design competition. Planning and stewardship › Land and development › Nature-friendly development › Integrating Habitats. A design competition. Integrating Habitats calls for innovative, visionary design proposals that combine design excellence, ecological stewardship and economic enterprise. Metro: Integrating Habitats. A design competition.. Tags: Intergrating+Habitats, Development, USA, Architecture

A walk in progress

December 2, 2007,AEDT

A tour of the (more or less) finished sections of the new Greenway reveals that intentions have been met – and missed There might as well be three Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenways. That’s how varied are the segments into which it’s divided. Each was designed by a different landscape architect. | Read More

Landscape architecture business continues to bloom

December 1, 2007,AEDT

Despite a gloomy forecast that the national housing market will continue to slump, most top economists agree that Texas — The forecast is equally rosy for landscape architecture firms who report they are just as busy as or even busier than before more at Fort Worth Business Press

2014 Games Village developers announced

December 1, 2007,AEDT

Quintain, Kier Residential or Urban Splash line up for £245m Commonwealth Games scheme. The £245m scheme, on the banks of the river Clyde, will include 1,500 residential units. Kier Residential and Quintain are understood to have expressed an interest in developing it. Sources close to the scheme said Urban Splash’s | Read More

Landscape Institute Awards

December 1, 2007,AEDT

The awards comprised a total of 14 categories, including design, planning and research with 40 schemes either recognised as the winner, highly commended or commended. Winning schemes were as geographically diverse as the Dongtan Eco City in China and the Westergasfabriek Park in Amsterdam. more at Landscape Institute

£1 Billion Golf Course trumped by the local Council

December 1, 2007,AEDT

‘Donald’s Trumptown dream in the dunes is dented by conservationist councillors’ DONALD Trump’s dream of building the world’s greatest golf course in Scotland, his mother’s homeland, lay in ruins last night after it was rejected by local councillors. more at The Scotsman

Orange County Great Park

November 30, 2007,AEDT

In another small step toward the construction of the Orange County Great Park, Irvine will spend $14 million during the next year and a half to spruce up the area around the tethered orange balloon ride that opened this summer by surrounding it with five acres of grass, shade trees, | Read More

Wall Street 9/11 Memorial Fountain

November 29, 2007,AEDT

What could be simpler than a glass bowl? Actually, when it is the nine-foot bowl of an outdoor fountain, just about anything could be simpler. “It proved to be a lot more difficult in the execution than anybody imagined,” said Adrian Benepe, commissioner of the Department of Parks and Recreation. | Read More

Day of reckoning comes for Washington Square Park

November 29, 2007,AEDT

GREENWICH VILLAGE. Robert Moses had to quit trying to remake Washington Square Park after decades of protest. Yet the Bloomberg administration is now closing in on Moses’ goal by keeping its redesign under wraps for nearly three years. The last of several lawsuits aimed at stopping the plan is expected | Read More

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