Ecotowns: for and against – Times Online

June 16, 2008,AEDT

The Times has published an insightful article about the ‘eco-towns’ proposed by the UK Government Ten new clean, green ‘eco-towns’ will be built by 2020. And pigs might fly, say critics. They argue that the government is bulldozing through a programme that will create the slum estates of the future | Read More

Arup creates a gateway to Zaragoza Expo 2008

June 15, 2008,AEDT

Two Arup buildings opened on June 13 forming central features for the Expo 2008 in Zaragoza, Spain. The Bridge Pavilion, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects and Arup is a pedestrian bridge and also serves as the main entrance to the Expo site. The bridge also provides one of the event’s main exhibition | Read More

Landscape architecture steals the show at Future Vision 08 awards

June 13, 2008,AEDT

For the second year running, landscape architecture has stolen the show, with a student from Kingston University securing the top prize at Future Vision 08 – the national awards scheme for young people with bright ideas for improving places. Regine Elmenthaler came up with an idea to inject life into | Read More

Elephant House at Copenhagen Zoo opened

June 11, 2008,AEDT

The new Elephant House at Copenhagen Zoo opened today following an official ceremony attended by His Royal Highness the Prince Consort of Denmark and his grandson, Prince Christian. This new Elephant House provides these magnificent animals with a stimulating environment, including easily accessible spaces for the public to enjoy them, | Read More

Raising the Roof » Properties Blog » International Herald Tribune » Blog Archive » Top architects explore connection between design and& jelly?

June 11, 2008,AEDT

Foster + Partners, Will Alsop and Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners are among the big name U.K. architects turning their talents to jelly. Specifically, they are participating in the Architectural Jelly Design Competition, which seeks to “raise awareness of the relationship between food and architecture,” as part of the London | Read More

Urban Design Competition for Kings Cross

June 6, 2008,AEDT

Camden Council and land owner Network Rail are seeking expressions of interest from architects, landscape architects and urban designers for the design of a brand new, urban square at Kings Cross, London. The first stage of the competition invites a response from international participants before the end of July who | Read More

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