Landscape Institute 2008 Awards launched

March 4, 2008,AEDT

The Landscape Institute 2008 Awards brochure and entry form is now available to download. The Awards are presented to encourage and recognise outstanding examples of work by the landscape profession. The Awards aim to bring greater awareness of the best contributions from Landscape Institute members in creating an improved environment. | Read More

Urban Trees Survey

February 22, 2008,AEDT

The largest ever survey of urban trees in England has been published. The survey shows that although national tree health has improved markedly since the last survey in 1992, with trees being maintained much more regularly by councils, there has been a decline in the number of older trees in | Read More

Controversial Turner Centre given planning permission

February 21, 2008,AEDT

MARGATE’S contentious Turner Contemporary is a step closer to getting off the ground, after Thanet District Council granted the project planning permission. The decision, which was made last night, paves the way for Kent County Council to appoint a contractor. Work is expected to begin in the autumn and finish | Read More

Work begins on £10k revamp of city’s iconic Playfair Steps

February 20, 2008,AEDT

WORK was due to start today restoring the historic Playfair Steps which run from Market Street to Princes Street Gardens.The steps, which were built in 1828, are being revamped as part of a £10,000 project, which will see the original stone repaired rather than replaced so they keep the look | Read More

3XN Transforms a Brown Site into a Green One

February 20, 2008,AEDT

A brownfield in Norway will be going green, literally, thanks to a new master plan that calls for a rolling green roof to shelter a cultural center. The Danish architecture firm 3XN beat out Henning Larsen Architects, Niels Torp, L2 Arkitekter, and IN’BY LPO Arlitektur and Design in an invited | Read More

The new feminine face of architecture

February 17, 2008,AEDT

The new feminine face of architectureArchitecture is being feminised. Amanda Levete of Future Systems discusses soft swoops, flowing loops, and why hard-edged modernism is so over Read more @ The new feminine face of architecture – Times Online.

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