Queen Street upgrade in NZILA National Awards

February 25, 2008,AEST

Queen Street upgrade in National Awards Auckland’s controversial Queen Street upgrade is up for a prestigious national design award. The multi-million dollar makeover of New Zealand’s busiest street is among a record number of entries competing for an award from | Read More

Jerusalem deconstructed

February 24, 2008,AEST

Over the past three millennia Jerusalem has known its fair share of master builders, from Kings David, Solomon and Herod to Suleiman the Magnificent and mayor Teddy Kollek. But the city has also known a mirror-image legacy of monumental and | Read More

3XN Transforms a Brown Site into a Green One

February 20, 2008,AEST

A brownfield in Norway will be going green, literally, thanks to a new master plan that calls for a rolling green roof to shelter a cultural center. The Danish architecture firm 3XN beat out Henning Larsen Architects, Niels Torp, L2 | Read More

Oases in the sky are a growing trend in our concrete jungles

February 18, 2008,AEST

Scientists and property developers say green roofs on commercial buildings are good for the environment and good for the soul. “Green roofs reduce energy through insulation, reduce stormwater run off and benefit individuals and communities,” says Green Roofs Australia president | Read More

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