Museum seeks $120M

February 24, 2008,AEDT

Plans are evolving, but if the Cincinnati Museum Center succeeds in its quest for state, public and private funding, it will have up to $120 million. to restore its t1933 glory. It has asked Ohio for $20 million spread over | Read More

Jerusalem deconstructed

February 24, 2008,AEDT

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

Controversial Turner Centre given planning permission

February 21, 2008,AEDT

MARGATE’S contentious Turner Contemporary is a step closer to getting off the ground, after Thanet District Council granted the project planning permission. The decision, which was made last night, paves the way for Kent County Council to appoint a contractor. | Read More

3XN Transforms a Brown Site into a Green One

February 20, 2008,AEDT

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

Urban congestion: the problem is cars, not trucks in Australia

February 19, 2008,AEDT

Urban congestion: the problem is cars, not trucks The congestion in Australia’s cities is mainly due to motorists in their cars, not truckies in their cabs, the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, Anthony Albanese, told Parliament. | Read More

Cameroon: Douala Urban Council Enters Urban Transport

February 19, 2008,AEDT

For the first time in the history of the Douala Urban Council, the council has entered urban transport business. The council has bought 38 percent of the shares of ‘Sociéte Camerounaise de Transport Urbain’, SOCATUR, which is the lone authorised | Read More

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