Mayor shelves £3.5bn London transport plans – The Guardian

November 9, 2008,AEST

The Guardian reports that “London’s mayor, Boris Johnson, has shelved £3.5bn of transport schemes in the capital, including the Thames Gateway bridge, and announced a multibillion-pound cost-cutting drive.” – SOURCE – The Guardian – Mayor shelves £3.5bn London transport plans

West 8 receives Bijhouwer Award

November 7, 2008,AEST

West 8 urban design & landscape architecture will receive the Bijhouwer Award for its exceptional and high quality design and implementation work in the areas of Garden Design and Landscape Architecture. The jury’s report stated that West 8 has been | Read More

Scott Wilson Wins Major Road Contract in Poland

October 30, 2008,AEST

The Polish General Directorate of National Roads (GDDKiA) has appointed international consultancy Scott Wilson to manage and supervise the construction of 17km of the S7 Expressway road. SOURCE: Scott Wilson Wins Major Road Contract in Poland.

BDP to prepare master plan for Károlyi project

October 28, 2008,AEST

The new master plan for the Károlyi István City Centre in Újpest will be completed this month, with the investor commissioning BDP, Europe’s largest architectural design studio, for the task. Read more @ the SOURCE: Napi Online.

Green roof for library – WalesOnline

October 26, 2008,AEST

DEVELOPERS have planted a grass roof on Cardiff’s new central library. The sedum turf will help insulate the 55,000sq ft six-storey building in the winter and keep it cool in the summer. read more @ WalesOnline – Greenroof for library

PI Insurance claims predicted to increase

October 20, 2008,AEST

As economic conditions worsen, LI members need to be aware that there is a risk of an increased number of complaints or insurance claims being brought against them by clients. read more @ the SOURCE: Landscape Institute – PI Insurance | Read More

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