£250m proposals for Barry waterfront

September 4, 2009,AEDT

A new scheme for Barry Island, Wales has been submitted to planners with a expected cost £250 million. The scheme is expected to create 2,000 new homes, some retail areas, a waterfront cafe area, and expansive waterfront open space. The | Read More

England to recover 2000 hectares of wetland

September 3, 2009,AEDT

Natural England(independent public body) has committed £4million of funding to recover close to 2000 hectares of wetland. The funds will be distributed to organisatons such as the Wildlife Trusts and RSPB who will work with the Environment Agency and English | Read More

Ruth Reed’s vision for RIBA

August 27, 2009,AEDT

Reading the Architects Journal article gives an interesting insight into Ruth Reed. The gist of the article is that next week Ruth Reed takes up her role as the new president of the Royal Institute British Architects (RIBA) and she intends to implement | Read More

Birlingham wetland to double in size

August 27, 2009,AEDT

Planners have agreed to a proposal to double the size of the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust wetland to 34 hectares. The wetland in Birlingham is set to increase biodiversity and increase water flora and fauna. The water will be supplied by | Read More

RIBA Future Trends Survey – outlook optimistic

August 26, 2009,AEDT

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) announced its July 2009 results of its monthly Future Trends Survey, marking the start of the third quarter monitoring business and employment trends affecting the architecture profession. The trends emanating from last month’s | Read More

High Speed Rail gathering speed – Op-ed

August 26, 2009,AEDT

News in the USA and UK over the last few days has been humming about High Speed Rail initiatives in both countries. In the USA news is reaching fever pitch over High Speed Rail as the details of submissions for | Read More

Adriaan Geuze (West 8) interviewed by Wall Street Journal

August 21, 2009,AEDT

J. S. MARCUS of Wall Street Journal recently interviewed Adriaan Geuze, founder of West 8. Marcus asks Adriaan questions relating to the discipline of Landscape Architecture and the difference between landscape architecture, architecture, and planning. Also queries Geuze about why | Read More

What is Crossrail?

August 20, 2009,AEDT

You may have noticed coverage of Crossrail at World Landscape Architect and other sites. So I thought it best to summarise what Crossrail is and who is involved. Crossrail is the new high frequency, convenient and accessible railway for London | Read More

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