VEGETABLE patches in the hallway and gardens on the rooftops are among the proposals being lined up for the redevelopment of Leith Docks.The architects behind the framework for the massive development of the area want to introduce environmental aspects that | Read More
The University’s International Environment Institute is hosting a seminar on the cultural landscapes of the Maltese islands between Tuesday and Friday, with the collaboration of the Ministry for Gozo and the Malta Environment and Planning Authority For further details visit | Read More
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 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
It’s been a long time coming – but the city council has finally written out its vision for the heart of Leeds. SOURCE: Yorkshire Evening Post – Leeds city centre 2020 masterplan revealed – .
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.
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.
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
Virna Bussadori, president of the European Council of Spatial Planners, told The Irish Times that “green land shouldn’t be used for building houses everywhere” and the Government should be doing more to protect these areas. read more @ the SOURCE: | Read More
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