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

Wavedeck curves, dips on waterfront – National Post

June 5, 2009,AEDT

National Post reports “The whimsical wavedeck bridge under construction at Lower Simcoe Street will be open for public use next Thursday, says Adriaan Geuze(West 8), the Dutch mastermind behind the city’s gradually improving waterfront……” read the full article at the SOURCE: National Post – Wavedeck curves, dips on waterfront Technorati | Read More

West Harlem Piers Park opens in NY City

June 3, 2009,AEDT

“Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Governor David A. Paterson, Congressman Charles B. Rangel, and Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert C. Lieber today joined community leaders and elected officials to celebrate the opening of West Harlem Piers Park. The $20 million, two-acre park connects West Harlem to the Hudson River greenway | Read More

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