International Design Competition for Park – Madrid Spain

February 27, 2009,AEDT

The competition | Concurso Internacional Parque de Valdebebas The aim of the competition is to secure the services of a multidisciplinary team that will plan and design a new urban park of approximately 80 hectares in Parque de Valdebebas. The design should resolve the transition between the urban area currently | Read More

Glasgow superhotel receives planning permission – Scottish Architecture

February 23, 2009,AEDT

Scottish Architecture reports “Aedas, has received planning consent for its masterplan, architectural and landscape design for Bothwell Plaza, in Bothwell Street Glasgow. The completed scheme is set to be be the tallest commercial building in Glasgow. The 60,000 square metre, 18-storey development will comprise a mixed-use scheme including office, retail | Read More

Make under pressure to alter Tottenham masterplan – Building Design

February 4, 2009,AEDT

Building Design reports “Make could be forced to alter plans for the redevelopment of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club amid claims that the planned demolition of listed buildings on the site would be “very difficult to justify” under planning rules. Tottenham Hotspur announced last November that Make, alongside landscape architect Martha | Read More

Its A Dream Come True (from Evening Times)

February 4, 2009,AEDT

Evening Times reports “ON February 19, Princess Anne will officially open North Glasgow College’s eyecatching new building in Springburn. Evening Times writer ANN FOTHERINGHAM was treated to a sneak preview before its unveiling next month . . .The impressive £42million landmark building, designed by RMJM Architects, is just across the | Read More

Hyder scoops £15M flood risk management deal

January 24, 2009,AEDT

New Civil Engineer reports “The framework – which has an annual spend of over £15M – sees Hyder provide flood modelling expertise on river and coastal areas as well as regions susceptible to ground and surface water flooding of the type seen so dramatically in the last few years.” [SOURCE: | Read More

£12m grant for seaside culture – Design Week

January 21, 2009,AEDT

Design Week announces “Great Yarmouth, Southport, Hastings and Bridlington have won £12m to renovate and create new arts and cultural venues, in the second wave of the Government’s Sea Change programme.” [SOURCE: Design Week.£12m grant for seaside culture]

What cost a derelict landscape? –

January 21, 2009,AEDT reports “Perpetuity Group, a Leicester-based research and consultancy firm, studied schools in three neighbourhoods where there was some sort of physical blight near, but not inside, the grounds.” SOURCE: – What cost a derelict landscape?

Herzog & de Meuron plans London towers – Building Design

January 19, 2009,AEDT

Building Design reports “Swiss practice is working with Shard developer on UK’s tallest residential development Herzog & de Meuron is working with the developer behind the Shard, Sellar Property Group, on credit crunch-defying designs for the tallest residential development in the country” [SOURCE:  Building Design – Herzog & de Meuron | Read More

Dover Esplanade Design Competition – Landscape Institute(UK)

January 18, 2009,AEDT

The Landscape Institute is running a competition for “Dover Esplanade design competition is a two-stage design competition to produce an innovative design for a significant section of harbour-side beach and public realm on Dover’s waterfront. The aim is to create a modern and attractive new seafront that will become a | Read More

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