Ideas blossom on Berlin Wall death strip

November 2, 2009,AEST

The area that bounded the Berlin Wall stretches for 155km(96miles) known as No-Mans Land and the death strip is a vast green oasis running through Berlin, some watchtowers remain. The AFP article tells us that Dutch landscape architect Joyce van | Read More

Playground to be designed by game designer

October 29, 2009,AEST

In recent News via Guardian newspaper a game designer, Keita Takahashi will be working with Nottingham City Council and its landscape architect to come up with a playground design for Woodthorpe Grange Park. SOURCE: Guardian.co.uk Ed note: I think this | Read More

OMA wins competition for Rotterdam’s Stadskantoor

October 22, 2009,AEST

The Office for Metropolitan Architecture, in collaboration with Werner Sobek and engineers ABT, has won the competition for Rotterdam’s Stadskantoor, a new building for the city hall that will accommodate municipal services, offices, and residential units. The winner was announced | Read More

Project to create wetland habitat – BBC

October 21, 2009,AEST

BBC NEWS reports Conservationists at the Skinflats RSPB sanctuary, near Falkirk, are preparing to allow sea water to flood the site. They hope to create saline pools and salt marshes, boosting the the number of birds and otters on the | Read More

BDP to design new Telford & Wrekin Academy with Kier

October 20, 2009,AEST

Working with its partner Kier Construction, BDP has won the commission to design the new Abraham Darby Sport & Learning Academy at Ironbridge in Telford, as part of the Telford BSF project. The design combines a 1050 place Academy, sponsored | Read More

Archial staff try to follow Alsop

October 19, 2009,AEST

Building Design reports Will Alsop’s move to RMJM took on a new twist this week after it emerged that staff at his former firm Archial were looking to follow him, with at least one major client considering following suit. RMJM’s | Read More

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