Waters Edge re-defines city architecture

Queensland Business Review reports

A new development in Brisbane’s West End is set to draw inspiration from the river city, with nearly an acre of waterscape and open subtropical gardens. Upon completion, Waters Edge will comprise two, eight-story residential buildings, surrounded by 4,000sqm of water-scaped grounds.

Landscape architecture firm EDAW AECOM says the position of the site provides the opportunity to translate the qualities of the river into a central feature of the design.

SOURCE: Queensland Business ReviewWaters Edge re-defines city architecture

BAA unveils Heathrow’s new Terminal 2

BAA yesterday unveiled the plans for the Foster+Partners designed Heathrow Airport Terminal 2  which will house Star Alliance airlines will provide an estimated 20 million passengers every year. The new £1 billion Terminal 2 will use 40% less carbon than existing Terminal.

SOURCE:  BAA Heathrow: Introducing Heathrow’s new Terminal 2 VIA nce.co.uk

In the News – August 10

Parking lessons for Santa Rosa City Council, planners [pressdemocrat.com]

Green: the new ‘hip’ roof [columbus dispatch]

When people, not cars, owned the waterfront [The Star – Toronto]

Going Green – Green Roof Literally Ship Around The World [PR.com]

NYC:uncapped – Landscape Architect finds alternative for uncapping hydrants

Urban Omnibus » NYC Uncapped reports

Adrienne Cortez is a landscape architect whose work explores themes of urban sustainability and the use of existing infrastructure as a framework for deploying green technologies. Last year she received a New York State Council on the Arts Independent Projects grant to pursue research on that quintessential urban summer pastime of playing in the rushing waters ………..

to find more information go to the SOURCE: NYC:uncapped and Urban Omnibus » NYC Uncapped.

Found this information VIA David Pinter‘s post at PSFK – Landscape Architect Imagines Eco-Friendly Alternative to Hydrant Uncapping who found it VIA [pruned]

Helping graduates into work – Mayor of London

Today, the Mayor of London added 250 jobs to their graduate program although I couldn’t find a landscape architect job however the site gave great tools about the job market and how to approach it as a graduate.

Go to what can I do with my Landscape Architecture degree..?

SOURCE: Mayor of London | Helping graduates into work .

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