Urban Design Competition site choosen in Dallas

January 30, 2008,AEDT

464-acre site south of downtown Dallas has been chosen as the study area for the sixth annual ULI (Urban Land Institute,USA) Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition, an ideas competition for university students created to honor the legacy of | Read More

Anti Smog Architecture: A Catalyst for Cleaner Air in Paris

January 28, 2008,AEDT

Architect Vincent Callebaut’s latest project balances public galleries, meeting rooms and gathering spaces over canals and abandoned railroad tracks in the 19th Parisian district. The prototype uses green technologies and techniques but is more than just an example of sustainable | Read More

Sheffield Parkway bridge design winner

January 28, 2008,AEDT

Danish architect Tim Norlund has beaten over 100 entries to gain first prize in the Sheffield Parkway footbridge competition. Norlund joined forces with Ramboll Whitby Bird after his design was short-listed to the second stage in the competition. They will | Read More

Hidden Strengths – landscape security

January 28, 2008,AEDT

Does security have to be as ugly as a concrete barrier? Or can it be both effective and attractive? Planners in the US capital are putting well-designed physical security to the test The stately white mansion at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue | Read More

Outlandish landscapes

January 26, 2008,AEDT

A showcase for experimental gardens by top landscape designers, Cornerstone is the first outdoor gallery of its kind in the US. Visitors looking for neatly planted rows and ornamental cherubs will be disappointed. Cornerstone is highly irreverent and playful, from | Read More

Cities of the Future – Technewsworld

January 18, 2008,AEDT

Part 1 by Pam Baker looking at different models of the future cities and talking about the practicalities of Hyperstructures, Issues raised about building and maintaining Hyperstructures by the author and interviewees include:– Fire Protection– Waste Management– Hydraulics and Maintenance | Read More

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