DSDHA win Pennine Lancashire Squared competition

September 10, 2009,AEST

DSDHA has won the Clithroe square area of the competition seeking ideas for the high profile public spaces in six Pennine Lancashire towns. An architecture team inspired by Clitheroe’s pretty streets and unique character has triumphed in the Pennine Lancashire | Read More

Infrastructure blamed for Turkish floods

September 10, 2009,AEST

The deadly floods in Turkey have been blamed on poor infrastructure and illegal development throughout the city like Istandul. Experts stated that areas that had infrastructure 10 years ago to cope with 10,000 people now have populations of 100,000 people | Read More

Barriers to mixed use development in Scotland

September 8, 2009,AEST

Recently, the Scottish Government released a report completed by Douglas Wheeler Associates With Ann Flint Associates, Austin-Smith: Lord Edinburgh College of Art (School of Architecture-ScotMark). The report was commissioned to investigate the barriers to mixed use development in Scotland. The report | Read More

£250m proposals for Barry waterfront

September 4, 2009,AEST

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,AEST

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,AEST

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,AEST

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,AEST

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

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