Library building is taking shape – Wales

January 17, 2008,AEST

A BOLT was tightened on the roof of Cardiff’s new central library to mark a milestone in work on the project. The new library will include study spaces, reading areas, meeting rooms and the latest educational materials, information and entertainment. | Read More

L.I. to address workplace shortages

January 12, 2008,AEST

The Landscape Institute is set to launch a major new campaign to promote the study of landscape architecture at university. “I want to be a landscape architect” will raise awareness of the benefits of landscape architecture as a career option | Read More

Amsterdam neoliberal city?

January 6, 2008,AEST

Amsterdam is investing hundreds of millions of euros in the Zuidas, the new business district south of the city (corporations will also invest in the project, but if it fails, their losses will be compensated with taxpayers’ money). Despite the | Read More

Moscow rises to Foster’s space-age vision approved

January 6, 2008,AEST

Moscow planners have approved Lord Foster’s design for the world’s biggest building – likened by critics to an alien spacecraft and a “dahlia stuck in a string bag”. The British architect’s £2bn “city within a city”, Crystal Island, will be | Read More

London Olympics bringing in more equipment for clean up

January 3, 2008,AEST

The London Olympics site is current undergoing remediation and has just brought in more moachinery to clean 750 tonnes of soil per day. The construction program starts in spring with the Olympic Stadium. Read more at Building.co.uk

Wysing Arts Centre revamp ready to be unveiled

January 3, 2008,AEST

The visual arts in Cambridge are set to receive a boost, with the opening of the revamped Wysing Arts Centre this week. The £1.7m centre, incorporating a total of nine buildings, has been in development for three years, with design | Read More

Ealing urged to reject Penny Whistle tower

January 3, 2008,AEST

Plans to build skyscrapers in the suburbs were dealt a blow as English Heritage attacked proposals for a 40-storey tower in west London. The Government’s advisory body believes the centre of Ealing is the “wrong location” for the 469ft block | Read More

Greece to transform airport into a park | Spero News

December 29, 2007,AEST

A MULTIMILLION-EURO plan to transform Athens’ former airport into a residential park complete with sports venues and leisure and business centres has been met with mixed reactions by experts. On November 26, Public Works Minister George Souflias opened the Elliniko | Read More

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