Banking on a Norman Foster Building

December 5, 2007,AEST

The Murezzan is an attractive complex refurbished with new designs by Sir Norman Foster – and in which Credit Suisse has opened its new St. Moritz branch. Inside, a series of works by Swiss artists are on display. An open | Read More

The Changing Meaning of Urban Space in Yerevan

December 4, 2007,AEST

Recently, I had the opportunity to be present at a debate about education reform among workers at the Yerevan State University. The occasion was the introduction of the credit system, the latest stage in the reforms. The main argument was | Read More

Creating the Future Awards 2008

December 4, 2007,AEST

Creating the Future Awards 2008 The Creating the Future Awards 2008 have opened for entries. The awards celebrate achievement in the public, private and third sectors. This is the Government’s national awards scheme for sustainable communities. This high profile event | Read More

RIBA Presidents Medals Student Awards 2007 announced

December 4, 2007,AEST

The winners of the RIBA President’s Medals Student Awards 2007 in association with Atkins were announced in a ceremony at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) last night. These prestigious awards promote excellence in the study of architecture, rewarding | Read More

Granton Harbour ‘like a dreary Beijing estate’

December 3, 2007,AEST

GRANTON Harbour has received the dubious honour of being shortlisted for the notorious ‘Plook on the Plinth’ award. Judges compared the waterfront development to a “dreary market-driven estate” in Beijing, rather than the iconic project that developers envisaged. It also | Read More

Landscape Institute Awards

December 1, 2007,AEST

The awards comprised a total of 14 categories, including design, planning and research with 40 schemes either recognised as the winner, highly commended or commended. Winning schemes were as geographically diverse as the Dongtan Eco City in China and the | Read More

£1 Billion Golf Course trumped by the local Council

December 1, 2007,AEST

‘Donald’s Trumptown dream in the dunes is dented by conservationist councillors’ DONALD Trump’s dream of building the world’s greatest golf course in Scotland, his mother’s homeland, lay in ruins last night after it was rejected by local councillors. more at | Read More

Waste Management in Europe

November 30, 2007,AEST

This new brochure examines the contribution the LIFE programme has made to promoting innovative waste management in Europe. It sets out the major European waste legislation and provides information on a series of LIFE projects engaged in innovative solutions to | Read More

2014 Games offer a chance to rejuvenate Glasgow

November 26, 2007,AEST

Glasgow is to be the host city for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, signifying potential new opportunities for architects and regeneration in parts of the city. RMJM in Glasgow has worked with Glasgow City Council on the masterplan for the Athletes’ | Read More

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