Space of Labour

December 1, 2009,AEST

Spaces of Labour (S.O.L.), which began its life as a series of mapping exercises with students at Strathclyde University’s Department of Architecture, has been developed into a touring exhibition, publication and website inviting a considered investigation of how capitalist work | Read More

Work begins on Preston parks restoration

November 30, 2009,AEST

lep.co.uk reports Work to restore two Lancashire parks to their original Victorian designs has under way. Diggers moved into the wet and muddy Avenham and Miller Parks to kick off phase two of the multi-million pound restoration project. It has | Read More

Atkins: Another two years of recession

November 27, 2009,AEST

Architects Journal recently reported that the chief of Atkins has warned that …We are in for another two years of recession…. Although on the positive side he also intimated that we are at the bottom of the recession. read the | Read More

Polnoon: Scotland’s first eco-village

November 26, 2009,AEST

Herald Scotland reports Scotland’s first eco-friendly village is set to be built on the outskirts of Glasgow.The pioneering development would see a low-carbon village called Polnoon created near Eaglesham, in East Renfrewshire.The Scottish Government has worked with developers on the | Read More

Scape Design Associates appointed for new public square

November 18, 2009,AEST

Landscape architect Scape Design Associates has been appointed to create a new public square in a major west London shopping area after beating shortlisted rivals Gillespies and Burns & Nice. The design will be developed with continued public consultation for | Read More

Berlin to get square to mark the fall of the Wall

November 10, 2009,AEST

Recently SPIEGEL ONLINE reports that Sinai won the competition to design the new “Platz der 9. November 1989” (Nov. 9, 1989 Square). The square is to commemorate the day the Berlin Wall was opened when the first East German walked through | Read More

New carbon-negative cement wins Competition

November 10, 2009,AEST

London Development Agency reports The London Development Agency (LDA) has congratulated a London company that has been recognised for its innovative and environmentally-friendly approach to construction. The company was recognised for its potential contribution to the engineering and construction industries | Read More

Burning issue of Spain’s wetlands

November 10, 2009,AEST

Aljazeera.net reports The European Union is asking Spain why one of its precious wetland reserves has been allowed to dry up so much that the peat which lies beneath the surface is on fire. Ecologists blame the mismanagement of water | Read More

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