Atkins: Another two years of recession

November 27, 2009,AEST

Architects Journal recently reported that the chief of Atkins has warned that …We are in for another two years of recession…. Although on the positive side he also intimated that we are at the bottom of the recession. read the | Read More

Bangalore students to cycle to school

November 24, 2009,AEST

Times of India reports A group of girls near the busy Old Airport Road in India’s tech hub Bangalore bicycle to school every day as a lifestyle statement – green transport is cool. Karnataka’s Transport Department is trying to spread | Read More

Ecological Agriculture: can it feed the world?

November 23, 2009,AEST

The latest edition of the Monthly Review (November 2009, Volume 61, Number 6) includes a paper from Jules Pretty is professor of environment and society at the University of Essex, UK. titled Can Ecological Agriculture Feed Nine Billion People? Below | Read More

Hong Kong Building regulations under review

November 23, 2009,AEST

news.com.hk reports The Council for Sustainable Development will recommend ways to deal with the problem of ‘inflated’ buildings in the first half of next year, Secretary for Development Carrie Lam says, adding the Government will review parking space proportions in | Read More

The Rooftop Garden Climbs Down a Wall

November 20, 2009,AEST

Ken Belson of the New York Times has written an interesting piece about green walls which looks at the green wall as a source of food production. Belson talks to a varied number of designers, universities and manufacturers about the | Read More

WPA 2.0 & WPA 2.0 SE winners announced

November 20, 2009,AEST

PORT, Andrew Moddrell and Christopher Marcinkoski, from Chicago and New York for their project, Carbon T.A.P. // Tunnel Algae Park. The jury of Elizabeth Diller, Cecil Balmond, Marilyn Taylor, Walter Hood, Stan Allen, and Thom Mayne was unanimous in its | Read More

George W Bush Presidential Center unveiled

November 19, 2009,AEST

Today, the design for George W. Bush Presidential Center will be unveiled in Dallas. The center situated at the Southern Methodist University is expected to cost $250 million. The landscape architect for the project is Michael Van Valkenburgh. who’s design | Read More

New sample designs for Sydney railway stations

November 18, 2009,AEST

Sydney Metro have released sample designs for Pyrmont and Rozelle metro stations are now online following a second successful design principles workshop. The three different visions for how the stations might look were developed during the workshop process, which was | Read More

Auckland’s First Shared Space Street

November 17, 2009,AEST

Voxy.co.nz reports The final concept design for the upgrade of Elliott Street in Auckland’s CBD has been approved by two Auckland City Council committees, for what will become Auckland’s first shared space street. Shared space is at the forefront of | Read More

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