Landscape architecture business continues to bloom

December 1, 2007,AEST

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 | Read More

2014 Games Village developers announced

December 1, 2007,AEST

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 | Read More

Landscape Institute Awards

December 1, 2007,AEST

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 | Read More

£1 Billion Golf Course trumped by the local Council

December 1, 2007,AEST

‘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 | Read More

Orange County Great Park

November 30, 2007,AEST

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 | Read More

Wall Street 9/11 Memorial Fountain

November 29, 2007,AEST

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 | Read More

Day of reckoning comes for Washington Square Park

November 29, 2007,AEST

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 | Read More

Seven win Designers of the Year awards

November 28, 2007,AEST

ARCHITECT Mok Wei Wei of W Architects has become synonymous with designing buildings that are sensitive to their surroundings. Mr Ban Yinh Jheow is the founder of toy company Stikfas, a multi-million-dollar enterprise famed for its three-inch-tall plastic action figures. | Read More

The politics of remembering Ground Zero

November 26, 2007,AEST

NEW YORK – Michael Arad achieved the dream of many architects: He won the competition to design the memorial to the victims of September 11, 2001, in Manhattan. If he had thought, somewhat naively, that his plans would be implemented | Read More

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