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

Urban Splash founders sell 24 per cent to managers

June 2, 2008,AEDT

The founders of property developer Urban Splash are to sell off almost a quarter of the company’s equity to its management team and have agreed a refinancing deal with three banks worth £125m. Chairman Tom Bloxham and chief executive Jonathan Falkingham are selling 24 per cent of the shares to | Read More

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