Memorial for 7/7 victims opened

July 8, 2009,AEDT

IMAGE SOURCE: Mayor of London Mayor of London The fourth anniversary of the 7th July bombings, which killed 52 people in the capital, will be marked today with the dedication of the London Bombing Memorial in Hyde Park. The Mayor of London Boris Johnson will join the TRH The Prince | Read More

Density, transparency of cities through photos – Hurriyet Daily News

July 1, 2009,AEDT

Hurriyet Daily News reports ISTANBUL – Images in which the concentration of the Asian population is visible through the architecture of Hong Kong are presented in two series, ‘Transparent City’ and ‘Architecture of Density,’ in Istanbul’s Çukurcuma. Density, transparency of cities through photos Hong Kong architectural aesthetics and the often-overlooked | Read More

Natural Play Area for School in Scotland

June 27, 2009,AEDT

A natural play area is being designed and constructed in at Merrylee Primary School in Scotland. It is going to be the only school in Britain with a natural play area within its grounds. The Evening Times reports It will have hills, long grass, a flower garden and eco-friendly features | Read More

King’s Cross Square contenders in the dark | News | Architects Journal

June 20, 2009,AEDT

Architects Journal reports The architects shortlisted in the prestigious King’s Cross Square contest remain unbriefed about the project – six months after being selected Despite being named as finalists for the 7,000m2 project outside the central London station in January, the six firms have yet to receive any further details | Read More

Square revamp opponents are ‘prejudiced’ – Lancashire Evening Post

June 15, 2009,AEDT

Lancashire Evening Post reports “The opponents of the £3m Winckley Square redevelopment are “prejudiced against any change whatsoever,” the architect behind the plans said today. Landscape architect Catherine Mitchell has spent more than a year perfecting the revamp of the Preston square after her firm won an international design competition | Read More

UK’s largest eco-village gets go ahead | News | Architects Journal

June 6, 2009,AEDT

Architects Journal reports “HTA Architects has received planning permission to build 195 zero carbon homes as part of the Hanham Hall development in South Gloucestershire The development, which is being backed by Barratt Developments and the Homes & Communities Agency (HCA), will be the UK’s first to be built to | Read More

Rolex Learning Centre At EPFL, By SANAA – Video – Wallpaper* Magazine

June 3, 2009,AEDT

Wallpaper* Magazine reports “Scheduled for completion this summer, wallpaper.com go on site of Japanese office SANAA’s huge and ambitious Rolex Learning Centre at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. The size of two football pitches the complex has been described as a ‘constructed landscape’ and includes libraries, multi-media centres, cafés and | Read More

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