Glasgow 2014 VENUES

December 13, 2007,AEST

After winning the right to stage the 2014 Commonwealth Games, the sporting landscape of Glasgow will be transformed with a redevelopment of existing facilities and the construction of four brand new venues. GLASGOW 2014 VENUES: Sporting Life The website lists | Read More

Urban Splash reveals stunning seaside shortlist designs

December 11, 2007,AEST

Six architects vie to redesign Birnbeck Island and Pier in Weston-super-Mare Six architects were shortlisted in an architectural competition to redesign the Birnbeck Island and Pier in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. The competition, which opened in August, is run by Urban Splash | Read More

Malta – Tal-Qroqq Skate Park

December 11, 2007,AEST

Rural Affairs and the Environment Minister George Pullicino, and Finance Parliamentary Secretary Tonio Fenech, met up with the media at the Tal-Qroqq Skate Park yesterday and saw the progress of works underway, despite the rain. “Our goal is to open | Read More

Urban Islands

December 10, 2007,AEST

Modern residential projects are offering ample green spaces and robust facilities alongside homes to satisfy customers’ cravings for urban living in an rural setting. But, despite much ballyhoo about modern garden cities, today’s developments bear only a passing resemblance to | Read More

Coasts, conflicts and intangible heritage

December 9, 2007,AEST

The coastal areas likely to be hardest hit by climate change are the ones where people have the least choice of livelihood. Yet, the strong ties of Mediterranean society with its natural setting may yet prove valuable in combating environmental | Read More

Shortage of Skills in the Built Environment

December 6, 2007,AEST

The Construction Industry Council launched their Professional Services Survey yesterday stated that the Built Environment industry requires 12,000 competent new professionals to enter the industry every year to meet demand as major projects such as the Olympics gather speed. Added | Read More

Landscape Sacrificial – Landscape Institute

December 6, 2007,AEST

The Landscape Institute called for a greater role for the profession in response to the Government’s ‘Draft Strategy for Sustainable Construction.’ Chair of the Landscape Institute Policy Committee Jon Lovell said landscape was often “the sacrificial lamb” on projects, which undermined | Read More

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