Waterfront Toronto selects three finalists

January 27, 2008,AEST

Waterfront Toronto has selected three distinguished teams to participate in a design competition to enhance the public space at the Jarvis Slip. The teams selected to participate in the design competition are: Janet Rosenberg & Associates Claude Cormier architectes paysagistes | Read More

Architecture: It’s not for sissies

January 27, 2008,AEST

The buildings that Canadian architects talk about are inevitably the ones that come to shape Canadian cities. Many of them are on the public’s radar, as well: Daniel Libeskind’s Royal Ontario Museum Crystal addition, for example, or Frank Gehry’s Transformation | Read More

Green city only good for the rich :: The Gateway Online

January 26, 2008,AEST

Waste-free, energy-efficient, and carbon-neutral are all terms thrown about by environmentalists to describe ideal urban development, and the recently unveiled plans for Masdar City incorporate all of those buzzwords. Read more @ Green city only good for the rich :: | Read More

Outlandish landscapes

January 26, 2008,AEST

A showcase for experimental gardens by top landscape designers, Cornerstone is the first outdoor gallery of its kind in the US. Visitors looking for neatly planted rows and ornamental cherubs will be disappointed. Cornerstone is highly irreverent and playful, from | Read More

L.A. Squared – Los Angeles Times

January 26, 2008,AEST

When is a public square not a public square? When it’s designed and built in Los Angeles, circa 2008. Our city–which has lacked plazas and other open-air gathering spots for so long–is now building them in a number of high-profile | Read More

In architecture, as elsewhere, sex sells

January 26, 2008,AEST

In the early days of modern architecture, its alien forms were sold to the public using science. Architect Richard Neutra’s “Health House” – designed and built between 1927-29 for physician Philip Lovell in the Griffith Park neighbourhood of Los Angeles | Read More

First green roof at Penn University nearing completion

January 26, 2008,AEST

After more than five months of clamorous work, the eco-roof atop English House in Kings Court/English House has been completed. Well, almost. According to Business Services, Penn’s first ‘green’ roof was finally completed during the winter recess. Yet, there’s still | Read More

Hoku Solar Plan to Build Oahu’s Largest Solar Farm

January 26, 2008,AEST

Hoku Solar, Inc plan to build Kapolei Sustainable Energy Park which would be the largest photovoltaic (PV) facility on Oahu. The Kapolei Sustainable Energy Park would be capable of generating approximately 1.5 megawatts of photovoltaic power. Over the life of the | Read More

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