RIBA Presidents Medals Student Awards 2007 announced

December 4, 2007,AEST

The winners of the RIBA President’s Medals Student Awards 2007 in association with Atkins were announced in a ceremony at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) last night. These prestigious awards promote excellence in the study of architecture, rewarding | Read More

Chicago’s Alleys Turning Green

December 3, 2007,AEST

A new initiative will help make Chicago’s 1,900 miles (3,000 kilometers) of alleyways more sustainable. The miniature streets behind homes and buildings, used mainly for garbage collection and parking access, keep main roads cleaner and less congested but are prone | Read More

Granton Harbour ‘like a dreary Beijing estate’

December 3, 2007,AEST

GRANTON Harbour has received the dubious honour of being shortlisted for the notorious ‘Plook on the Plinth’ award. Judges compared the waterfront development to a “dreary market-driven estate” in Beijing, rather than the iconic project that developers envisaged. It also | Read More

Metro: Integrating Habitats. A design competition.

December 3, 2007,AEST

Integrating Habitats. A design competition. Planning and stewardship › Land and development › Nature-friendly development › Integrating Habitats. A design competition. Integrating Habitats calls for innovative, visionary design proposals that combine design excellence, ecological stewardship and economic enterprise. Metro: Integrating | Read More

Fragmented Nature – New Herzog & de Meuron Project

December 2, 2007,AEST

The new Miami Art Museum has the potential to be a breathtaking, beautiful building, one that could simultaneously express new ideas about architecture and its place in the environment and pay homage to the rhythms, climate and patterns of Miami. | Read More

A walk in progress

December 2, 2007,AEST

A tour of the (more or less) finished sections of the new Greenway reveals that intentions have been met – and missed There might as well be three Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenways. That’s how varied are the segments into which | Read More

Landscape architecture business continues to bloom

December 1, 2007,AEST

Despite a gloomy forecast that the national housing market will continue to slump, most top economists agree that Texas — The forecast is equally rosy for landscape architecture firms who report they are just as busy as or even busier | Read More

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