Edward Uhlir unimpressed by Lansdowne Park design

June 22, 2010,AEST

Following up from recent reports about the Lansdowne Park competition the Ottawa Citizen is reporting Edward Uhlir, Executive Director of Millennium Park and who oversaw the building of Chicago’s Millennium Park has commented that “The landscape plan is pretty timid in | Read More

Canadian National Urban Design Awards announced

June 13, 2010,AEST

Urban design and architectural excellence play an important role in maintaining and enhancing the quality of life in Canadian cities. The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects in cooperation | Read More

The New Bund in Shanghai

April 19, 2010,AEST

With only 12 days to the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai you have probably seen images of the new Expo site with its amazing pavilions. But there is more going on in Shanghai in the last 2-3 years than the | Read More

China to reach 50% urban population by 2015

March 30, 2010,AEST

Recently Li Shouxin, director of the Development Planning Department stated that China’s urban population had reached 622 million by the end of 2009, with the urbanization rate standing at nearly 47 percent with the urban population growing by just under | Read More

Gulf Landscaping opens in Abu Dhabi

March 29, 2010,AEST

Gulf Landscaping 2010 starts in Abu Dhabi, UAE today with His Excellency H.E. Rashid Mubarak Al Hajeri, Chairman of the Department of Municipal Affairs inaugurating the event which will showcase both the theory and shared best practice for those involved | Read More

New ‘Future Cities Laboratory’ for Singapore

March 29, 2010,AEST

ETH Zurich, a Swiss University and the National Research Foundation of Singapore have signed an agreement for the “Future Cities Laboratory”. This set the seal on the structure of the new platform for urban development in Singapore. In this project, | Read More

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