Times Union reports
TROY — An architect firm that has worked at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute campus will take on plans to redevelop the city hall site.
The City Council voted unanimously, 9-0, Thursday night to award a $265,000 contract to Sasaki Associates Inc., of Watertown, Mass.
SOURCE: Times Union – Troy city hall consultant hired
Times of Malta reports
City Gate’s regeneration will see 400 parking spaces lost, the investments ministry said, and not 2,000 as claimed by the Chamber of Small and Medium Enterprises, GRTU.
The plans by world-renowned architect Renzo Piano will do away with the parking spaces in St James Ditch and Freedom Square, Valletta, an issue of concern for Valletta shop owners and office workers
SOURCE: Times of Malta – Valletta to lose 400 parking spots to Renzo Piano’s plans
BMI/pace have been selected to upgrade the streets of Parry Sound as apart of the 2010 G8 Summit in Huntsville, Ontario.
The streetscape works are budgeted for $700,000 from the total $50-million G8 Legacy Infrastructure Fund. Most of the $50 million will be spent on the Expansion of Huntsville Centennial Centre to create G8 Centre, Huntsville budgeted at $16.7 million. (figures from Industry Canada)
Surfing through the net today and I found this post from Archinect about videos from AEC World Expo Online Conference. 21 videos (about 45 minutes each) from the various professionals. in their fields such as Wil Alsop, Alejandro Zaera Polo, Frank Gehry, Ben Van Berkel, Fred Dust and many others. Some of the videos are interviews and others are lectures given are different events. The theme for the videos is Technology and its role in areas of design.
Watch the 21 videos at 361° Design Conference – AEC World Expo & Conference Online
SOURCE: AEC World Expo & Conference Online VIA Archinect