Holl to design new arts neighbourhodd at Princeton

January 17, 2008,AEDT

Steven Holl Architects, an award-winning firm with extensive experience in the arts, has been selected to design the initial academic buildings for Princeton University’s new arts and transit neighborhood. The firm, with offices in New York and Beijing, is led by Steven Holl, who was named America’s Best Architect by | Read More

Improper development spied from sky

January 17, 2008,AEDT

Comparing old and new aerial photographs, state environmental officials last year spotted a suspicious-looking change in the landscape in Methuen, near the Dracut line. In July, they visited a horse stable on Tyler Street and confirmed that the owner had graded and filled wetlands without a permit, in violation of | Read More

Imagine: Rain, rain, stored away

January 17, 2008,AEDT

Savvy designers are helping homeowners collect and reuse storm water rather than see it all wash away. WHILE you watched much-needed showers race down the driveway and spill into street drains two weeks ago, did you perhaps think: How can I harness that rainfall? How can I save that water | Read More

Zaha Hadid wins Michigan State competition

January 16, 2008,AEDT

Zaha Hadid Architects won the competition for Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum Zaha Hadid Architects has been selected as the winner in the design competition for the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University. See the renders and 3D flyover at MSU Zaha Hadid’s double win in | Read More

Minnesota Eco Group proves not only new houses can be green

January 15, 2008,AEDT

Wayzata Minnesota-based environmental organization Live Green, Live Smart announces The Sustainable House™ received Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council™ (USGBC), for the remodeling of a 1948 rambler, located in Minnetonka, Minnesota. The award is the Council’s highest level certification for residential Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design™ (LEED). | Read More

City bursting at the seams?

January 15, 2008,AEDT

Ottawa Developers scorn city claims about residential land supply, while some suggest it’s time to tighten Greenbelt Developers are calling on the city to expand Ottawa’s urban boundary, vehemently disagreeing with “preliminary” estimates that the city has more than 20 years worth of vacant residential land for future development. “Who | Read More

I just want to say one word to you: sustainability – SFGate.com

January 15, 2008,AEDT

During six years writing about architecture for The Chronicle, I’ve seen trends come and go. Glass is the new stucco. Towers are taller and some of them twist. Celebrity architects spend as much time on self-promotion as serious design. But here’s the trend that sticks, the one lasting change: Visual | Read More

Cape Wind project gets a lift from environmental impact report | Rhode Island news | Rhode Island news | projo.com | The Providence Journal

January 15, 2008,AEDT

The wind farm proposed by Cape Wind Associates LLC for Nantucket Sound off the coast of Massachusetts would have mostly “negligible” or “minor” adverse impacts on the environment, recreation, tourism and property values, according to a major report released yesterday by the federal agency in charge of the project’s permitting | Read More

Another museum that’s a work of art – The Boston Globe

January 15, 2008,AEDT

All over the country – all over the world, in fact – cities are building new art museums, or enlarging the ones they have.more stories like this A surge of new buildings like this, all of a single kind, doesn’t occur very often. What our blizzard of museums reminds you | Read More

Orlando approves $27.1M for performing-arts-center architects

January 15, 2008,AEDT

Orlando approved a contract Monday with the Dallas company that will lead the team of architects designing the new downtown performing arts center. The contract between HKS Architects Inc. and the Dr. P. Phillips Performing Arts Center is worth $27.1 million. The arts center will pay HKS a base fee | Read More

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