City an ‘obese parody’

October 7, 2009,AEST

The Age reports FEDERAL Labor MP Kelvin Thomson has savaged the Victorian Government’s handling of urban planning in a blistering newsletter to constituents. Mr Thomson said the State Government’s planning blueprint Melbourne 2030, which aimed to reduce urban sprawl, had | Read More

Shortlisted Designs for the development of Queens Wharf

September 30, 2009,AEST

The Winners for the Queens Wharf Competition in Auckland, New Zealand has been announced after thorough evaluation and assessment, five designs have been selected from the 237 original entries. The Finalists Design number 024 – Andrius Gedgaudas, Architect, Shanghai China. Design | Read More

Zoo to get first master plan in 134 years

September 16, 2009,AEST

The Alipore Zoo in India was founded in 1875 spread across 45 acres housing numerous animals. A new masterplan is being formulated to upgrade facilities, change the housing of most animals, and ban visitors from being food to the zoo. | Read More

Winner announced for new School of Design competition

September 15, 2009,AEST

John Wardle Architects and Office dA have been named the winners of the competition to design the landmark new Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning site at the University of Melbourne. The building will include dedicated spaces for research into | Read More

Aboriginal landscape management used to reduce emissions

September 14, 2009,AEST

Dean Yibarbuk from the Bininj(Aborginal) man from Nangark of the Gurrguni clan has written an article in The Guardian about using ancient landscape management practices to manage Northern Australia. The article does not provide how the techniques are reducing emissions | Read More

Marysville moving on

September 11, 2009,AEST

The draft Urban Design Framework(UDF) for Marysville was released this week for public display and feedback. Maysville was the sub-alpine town that was wiped out during the bushfires that ravage areas of South-East Australia in Febraury this year.  The UDF | Read More

Marking of Georgetown – Ideas Competition

September 7, 2009,AEST

The State Government of Penang, Malaysia invites submissions for an international competition for design ideas to physically brand the historic city of George Town, Penang in conjunction with its listing as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008. Design category: | Read More

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