Memorial for 7/7 victims opened

July 8, 2009,AEDT

IMAGE SOURCE: Mayor of London Mayor of London The fourth anniversary of the 7th July bombings, which killed 52 people in the capital, will be marked today with the dedication of the London Bombing Memorial in Hyde Park. The Mayor of London Boris Johnson will join the TRH The Prince | Read More

Ground work begins at Deerfields Town Square in Abu Dhabi – AMEinfo.com

June 30, 2009,AEDT

AMEinfo.com reports International architecture firm RMJM has been appointed as lead design consultants for the Deerfields project. Mandated to review the architectural design of the entire development and responsible for the engineering delivery, RMJM will also work on implementing improvement changes to the facade, interiors, and landscape design of the | Read More

PUB (Singapore) launches Water Design Guidelines for developments

June 29, 2009,AEDT

PUB reports The ABC Waters Design Guidelines has been launched by Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, Dr Amy Khor, on 25 June 2009. It is a document to introduce PUB’s ABC Waters Programme (a strategic programme aims to transform our drains, canals and reservoirs into | Read More

Dubai development may be down, but it’s not out – Los Angeles Times

June 22, 2009,AEDT

Christopher Hawthorne, Architecture Critic  for the Los Angeles Times writes Reporting from Dubai, United Arab Emirates — If a city can be spectacularly quiet, this waterfront city-state has certainly qualified in recent months. Hundreds of abandoned construction cranes languish above Dubai’s gated communities and beach-side developments and, most dramatically, up | Read More

New York Times Magazine – Infrastructure Edition

June 15, 2009,AEDT

New York Times has published a Infrastructure Edition of its Magazine. Included in this edition is a look at the proposed High-Speed Rail in California, the gap in Infrastructure spending in the Economic Stimulus Bill, the Remaking of Paris, and a short piece on James Corner’s home and if your | Read More

German firm to work on Imperial War Museum North exterior | Design Week

June 15, 2009,AEDT

Design Week reports “German landscape architect Topotek 1 has been selected as the preferred design team to work on the external spaces of the Imperial War Museum North in Salford. More than 50 architects and landscape architects entered the Royal Institute of British Architects competition, with Topetek 1 seeing off | Read More

Futuristic roof garden opens to the public in Hammersmith, London

June 14, 2009,AEDT

The Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith and environmental charity Groundwork London are behind the remarkable garden, which is now open to the public. The garden was developed from a sketch on a paper napkin into a futuristic oasis of subtle lighting, sustainable timber decking, low planters, seating, shrubs and trees. Designed by | Read More

After Years of Advocacy, Newly Renovated High Line Opens – NYTimes.com

June 9, 2009,AEDT

NYTimes.com reports Standing on a newly renovated stretch of an elevated promenade that was once a railway line for delivering cattle — surrounded by advocates, elected officials and architects who made the transformation happen SOURCE: After Years of Advocacy, Newly Renovated High Line Opens – NYTimes.com Design TeamJames Corner Field | Read More

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