Scottish Architecture reports
“Aedas, has received planning consent for its masterplan, architectural and landscape design for Bothwell Plaza, in Bothwell Street Glasgow.
The completed scheme is set to be be the tallest commercial building in Glasgow. The 60,000 square metre, 18-storey development will comprise a mixed-use scheme including office, retail and leisure space and a five-star, 320-bed hotel.”
[SOURCE: Scottish Architecture – Glasgow superhotel receives planning permission]
Technorati Tags: Aedas, Glasgow, Bothwell plaza, masterplan
“A century after Daniel Burnham created “The Plan of Chicago” – considered the first comprehensive U.S. city planning document – local experts presenting at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s annual meeting in Chicago still marvel at his foresight and the relevance of his message.”
[SOURCE: Medill Reports – Local leaders work to achieve Chicago’s green urban planning legacy]
Technorati Tags: Chicago, Burnham, green urban plan,
David Brooks is a Op-Ed Columnist for NYTimes.com where he wrote about where Americans would like to live in the USA:
“You may not know it to look at them, but urban planners are human and have dreams. One dream many share is that Americans will give up their love affair with suburban sprawl and will rediscover denser, more environmentally friendly, less auto-dependent ways of living.”
To read the remainder of this great piece go to the [SOURCE: NYTimes.com – Op-Ed Columnist – I Dream of Denver]
Technorati Tags: urban planning, denver, move west, patterns of movement, elderly, young, family,
Rowan Moore of the Evening Standard writes
“The legacy masterplan is the work of three practices, EDAW, Allies and Morrison, and the Dutch KCAP. All have a reputation for competence and professionalism………”
[SOURCE: Evening Standard – Let’s have an Olympic legacy like this]
Technorati Tags: london, 2012, olympics, legacy, cost, EDAW, KCAP, Allies Morrison
Arch Daily interviewed Shohei Shigematsu of OMA New York office. Interesting video that we found through an interesting site called D A S which has some great information.
Video SOURCE: OMA NY by Archdaily from david basulto on Vimeo.
SOURCE: Archdaily via DAS