The National Stadium Beijing wins RIBA Lubetkin Prize 2009

July 20, 2009,AEDT

The RIBA Lubetkin Prize 2009 winner is The National Stadium Beijing by Herzog & de Meuron with China Architectural Design & Research Group and Arup Sport for National Stadium Company. The National Stadium in Beijing – nicknamed ‘the bird’s nest’ – by Herzog & de Meuron, with the China Architectural | Read More

HCM City to develop into greener, roomier city – VOVNEWS.VN

July 17, 2009,AEDT

VOVNEWS.VN reports Ho Chi Minh City will be turned into a greener, bigger urban zone with the city centre being expanded in all four directions, linking up with urban areas in neighbouring provinces, according to recent re-zoning plans. Following the master plan for Ho Chi Minh city until 2025, the | Read More

7 firms make presentation for Gomti development project

July 17, 2009,AEDT Seven consultancy firms made a presentation before the Lucknow Development Authority officials on Wednesday to highlight their expertise in river or lake front development projects.The firms include EDAW/AECOM, Tetra Tech, Fairwood Consultants Private Limited, IL&FS Urban Infrastructure Services, Hawk Design and Planning Services (Feedback Ventures), Group SCE Private Limited | Read More

Perth grows at boomtown rate | PerthNow

July 16, 2009,AEDT

PerthNow reports PERTH should grow to more than three million people by 2050, Richard Weller, a professor of landscape architecture at WA University, says. The author of Boomtown 2050 – Scenarios for a Rapidly Growing City believes Perth still has the opportunity to plan for its expected population surge and | Read More

As Mumbai Spills Over, Floodwater Creeps Closer –

July 16, 2009,AEDT reports Inspired by the 2005 floods, Dilip da Cunha and his wife, Anuradha Mathur, who teach design and landscape architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, have spent the last two and a half years studying Mumbai and its uneasy relationship with water. They recently released their findings and 12 | Read More

Projects to transform Sydney laneways, By George! – City of Sydney

July 15, 2009,AEDT

7 Metre Bar –Richard Goodwin, Adrian Macgregor and Russell Lowe The Meeting Place – Aspect Studios, Herbert+Mason, Derlot, Light 2 Infinity Forest – Mathew Chan (Scale Architecture), Isabelle Cordeiro, Katie Hepworth City of Sydney reports “We received more than 500 registrations and 68 submissions for this year’s Laneways By George! | Read More

Moshe Safdie to under take beautification of Golden Temple surroundings

July 14, 2009,AEDT reports CHANDIGARH: Internationally acclaimed US based architect Moshe Safdie, who had successfully accomplished the most prestigious project of Khalsa Heritage Centre (KHC), Sri Anandpur Sahib would soon undertake the beautification of the surroundings of Golden Temple (Sri Harimandir Sahib) along with the corridor project (Galiara) around the holy Golden | Read More

Struggling RMJM secures China deal – Business

July 13, 2009,AEDT

Struggling RMJM secures China deal – Business RMJM, the Scottish architects recently forced to lay off 60 staff, has sealed a contract to design a $30m (£18.5m) sporting complex in north-east China. The firm, which is best known for its work on the controversial Scottish Parliament building, has been | Read More

Density, transparency of cities through photos – Hurriyet Daily News

July 1, 2009,AEDT

Hurriyet Daily News reports ISTANBUL – Images in which the concentration of the Asian population is visible through the architecture of Hong Kong are presented in two series, ‘Transparent City’ and ‘Architecture of Density,’ in Istanbul’s Çukurcuma. Density, transparency of cities through photos Hong Kong architectural aesthetics and the often-overlooked | Read More

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