Urban, social and ecological master plan for Cagliari, Italy

April 10, 2008,AEDT

The Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) has presented its concept Masterplan of Saint’Elia, a fishing port in the south of Cagliari, the capital of the Italian island of Sardinia. With an initial foreseen investment of €30 million, OMA’s masterplan aims to address the complex social and environmental issues in the | Read More

OMA reveals Copenhagen waterfront project

April 8, 2008,AEDT

The Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) today revealed the design for the Bryghusgrunden Project at the historic waterfront in Copenhagen. The 27,000 square meter building will include new facilities for the Danish Architecture Center (DAC), the headquarters of the Realdania Foundation, along with a distinctive mix of residential units, public | Read More

Revealed: £1bn design for Chelsea Barracks

April 8, 2008,AEDT

The billionaire Candy brothers bought the 12.8-acre site with the Qatari government in January, and plan to transform it into a “world-class” housing estate. Internationally acclaimed landscape architects, the Olin Partnership, will create the park and gardens. Read more @ the Source: Evening Standard – Revealed: £1bn design for Chelsea | Read More

15 locations shortlisted for next stage of eco-towns programme – UK

April 5, 2008,AEDT

The country’s first eco-towns took a step closer to becoming reality today as Housing Minister Caroline Flint today announced 15 potential locations will go forward to the next stage, providing the opportunity for a major boost in affordable housing across the country whilst tackling climate change. Housing Minister Caroline Flint | Read More

Landscape Institute – Draft Position Statement on Climate Change

April 2, 2008,AEDT

Following on from the success of our annual conference on the subject of climate change last November, the Landscape Institute’s Policy Committee and members of staff from the Secretariat have been working to develop our draft Position Statement on this theme. Please help us ensure that the final Position Statement | Read More

South Bank to reduce carbon footprint

March 17, 2008,AEDT

A new project to help the South Bank reduce its carbon footprint has been unveiled by the London Development Agency (LDA), the South Bank Employers’ Group (SBEG) and London South Bank University (LSBU). The project is the first of its kind to focus on a whole area in central London. | Read More

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