ESCAP Chief calls for greater aid for developing countries

April 1, 2008,AEST

Bangkok (UN Information Services) – Noeleen Heyzer, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), today called on developed countries to help meet the technological and financial needs of | Read More

Jean Nouvel wins Pritzker Prize

March 31, 2008,AEST

Jean Nouvel of Paris, France has been chosen as the 2008 Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. The formal ceremony for what has come to be known throughout the world as architecture’s highest honor will be held on June 2 | Read More

World Landscape Architecture Month – April 2008

March 31, 2008,AEST

April 1 will not only be another April Fool’s Day but also the start of Landscape Architecture Month with events being organised by Landscape Architecture organisations around the world. Check with your local organisation about what is going on in | Read More

Can eco-density be beautiful? – Crosscut Seattle

March 29, 2008,AEST

Can eco-density be beautiful? By Adele Weder Vancouver, B.C. wrestles with how to make new buildings and greater density produce better, less uniform architecture. It turns out nobody has a very clear image of what that would look like. …..Nobody | Read More

Tishman Speyer selected for Hudson Railyards

March 28, 2008,AEST

Tishman Speyer, owner of such New York landmarks as Rockefeller Center and the Chrysler Center, will transform the West Side Yards into a vibrant neighborhood and commercial center on Manhattan’s Far West Side. Founded and headquartered in New York, Tishman | Read More

UPDATE: RMJM Program with Harvard

March 28, 2008,AEST

RMJM, an international architecture firm with U.S. headquarters in New York City, and Harvard University Graduate School of Design will announced on March 17 the launch of a $2 million program aimed at tackling a global shortage of architects. RMJM’s $1.5 million donation, | Read More

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