Urban Agriculture thrives in Zimbabwe

January 2, 2008,AEDT

RESIDENTS in and around Harare have capitalised on the incessant rains currently being experienced to plant maize and other crops for subsistence as more families get involved in urban agriculture. A survey around the city, mostly in high-density suburbs, showed | Read More

Professor sees past connections in cultural landscapes

December 31, 2007,AEDT

Anita Clark interviews Professor Arnold Alanen a man who ‘sees the world through different eyes’. Professor Alanen talks about how cultural landscapes exhibit links to past uses and human influences. A professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Wisconsin –Madison | Read More

Greece to transform airport into a park | Spero News

December 29, 2007,AEDT

A MULTIMILLION-EURO plan to transform Athens’ former airport into a residential park complete with sports venues and leisure and business centres has been met with mixed reactions by experts. On November 26, Public Works Minister George Souflias opened the Elliniko | Read More

New Ecotown Will Ruin The Area Warns Parish Council

December 28, 2007,AEDT

PROPOSALS to build a new eco-town on an old airfield could spell the end of surrounding market towns and villages in south Worcestershire, a parish council has warned. Bishampton and Throckmorton Parish Council said it thought the idea to build | Read More

Public Sculpture by Conceptual Artist Dennis Oppenheim

December 28, 2007,AEDT

Philadelphia has a new sound. Home to the Declaration of Independence and the famous Liberty Bell, the city now hosts an installation of bell-like public sculpture by conceptual artist Dennis Oppenheim. Wave Forms is spectacular, featuring six, 20 foot, bell | Read More

CABE Champions Design Competitions in New Exhibition

December 26, 2007,AEDT

A CABE exhibition opening at New London Architecture in London on 17 January 2008 will show what design competitions can achieve – and that they are one of the best ways to procure well-designed buildings and places. Competitions Work will | Read More

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