LiD Architecture wins Dublin’s Parlour Design Competition

August 6, 2009,AEDT

Dublin City Council and Point Village Limited are delighted to announce that the winner of Dublin’s Parlour Design Competition is LiD Architecture The RIAI (Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland) administered the single stage competition on behalf of the competition promoters, Point Village Limited. The objective of the competition was | Read More

Urban beekeeping the new buzz?

August 6, 2009,AEDT

IMAGE SOURCE: Flickr – Jordan BBC NEWS reports Disease, mites and fungal infections may be destroying our native colonies, but a plot has been hatched to restock their numbers on Britain’s urban rooftops and gardens. Omlet, the firm which fuelled interest in urban chicken-rearing with its modern plastic Eglu coop, | Read More

Edinburgh Botanics staff move in as £16m visitor centre blooms

August 3, 2009,AEDT

Scotsman.com reports STAFF at the Botanics are today moving into their new £16 million home after completion of building work on the visitor centre. The striking John Hope Gateway will be officially opened to the public in October. They will now spend the next two months installing exhibitions and planting | Read More

Thirty one million Dutch Center for Biodiversity

August 3, 2009,AEDT

The Ministry of Education suggests 30 million euros from the natural gas available for an initiative of the University of Amsterdam, Leiden University and Wageningen University together with Naturalis a center for biodiversity to form. With the money is a very large, joint collection consisting of 37 million plants, rocks, | Read More

Mayor (London) announces £4million plans to kick-start eco-innovation fund

July 30, 2009,AEDT

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, today announced proposals for a multi-million pound ‘London Green Fund’ to boost London’s low carbon economy, create jobs and tackle climate change. The fund may also be targeted at decentralised energy and new waste technology initiatives – areas that have experienced difficulties in fulfilling | Read More

RMJM’s European landscape architecture division rebrands as STRATA

July 30, 2009,AEDT

International architecture firm RMJM has announced that its UK-based landscape architectural division, Land, is to adopt the name STRATA. RMJM’s landscape architects already operate under the name STRATA in the Middle East and Asia. This step will create a single global design brand for the firm’s landscape business. Land, as | Read More

Design competition for eco-towns mothballed – Building Design

July 27, 2009,AEDT

Will Hurst, David Rogers  of Building Design report It will happen, says government; Cabe to beef up review panel in meantime A competition promised by the government to help find the best designs for its flagship eco-towns initiative has been mothballed. read the full article at Building Design – Design | Read More

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