The Luton Gateway is one of a number of local delivery organisations set up across the UK in areas identified by the government as being in a prime position to deliver housing……The Luton Gateway has a target to deliver an additional 26,000 homes and 19,000 jobs by 2021.
EDAW AECOM, a leading design and planning consultancy, has been appointed to complete an infrastructure schedule, requirement model and delivery plan and to refresh the Integrated Development Programme (IDP). This will ensure that the appropriate infrastructure needed has been identified to allow the area to meet the required targets. Work is already underway and it is expected that the study will be completed by October 2009.
In April 2009, The Architecture Foundation organised three roundtable debates to examine the nature of the dramatic economic and ecological challenges facing built environment practitioners. The debates were titled – AND NOW WHAT: Rethinking Spatial Practice During Crisis. The Architecture Foundation recently posted the video on Vimeo. Interesting to watch with many valid points to think about the built environment profession.
Hyder Consulting has secured two out of six Crossrail design contracts announced today, scooping up Victoria dock portal and Whitechapel station.Rival engineer WSP also won its first deal on the £16bn project, and will carry out detailed design services for Bond Street station.
Today, the Mayor of London added 250 jobs to their graduate program although I couldn’t find a landscape architect job however the site gave great tools about the job market and how to approach it as a graduate.