Major New Art Museum to Help Spark Presidio Rejuvenation

December 4, 2007,AEST

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Doris and Donald Fisher today unveiled an elegant conceptual design for the proposed Contemporary Art Museum at the Presidio (CAMP), which will house the Fisher’s breathtaking collection of modern art and significant art education programs for the public. | Read More

Community Housing Development in Williamsburg

December 4, 2007,AEST

WILLIAMSBURG — “Higher and deeper” is the theme for the affordable units at the proposed Domino Sugar Refinery development on the waterfront in Williamsburg. “That’s the key,” said Michael Lappin, president of the Community Preservation Corp., adding, “We have pledged | Read More

Chicago’s Alleys Turning Green

December 3, 2007,AEST

A new initiative will help make Chicago’s 1,900 miles (3,000 kilometers) of alleyways more sustainable. The miniature streets behind homes and buildings, used mainly for garbage collection and parking access, keep main roads cleaner and less congested but are prone | Read More

Metro: Integrating Habitats. A design competition.

December 3, 2007,AEST

Integrating Habitats. A design competition. Planning and stewardship › Land and development › Nature-friendly development › Integrating Habitats. A design competition. Integrating Habitats calls for innovative, visionary design proposals that combine design excellence, ecological stewardship and economic enterprise. Metro: Integrating | Read More

Fragmented Nature – New Herzog & de Meuron Project

December 2, 2007,AEST

The new Miami Art Museum has the potential to be a breathtaking, beautiful building, one that could simultaneously express new ideas about architecture and its place in the environment and pay homage to the rhythms, climate and patterns of Miami. | Read More

A walk in progress

December 2, 2007,AEST

A tour of the (more or less) finished sections of the new Greenway reveals that intentions have been met – and missed There might as well be three Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenways. That’s how varied are the segments into which | Read More

The making of an eco-deco mansion

November 30, 2007,AEST

“Is that ‘echo’ with an ‘h’?” asks architect Paul Dowsett cheekily, referring to the extensive list of eco-friendly and sustainable technologies his firm, Scott Morris Architects, is incorporating into the renovation and expansion of this historic mansion. There is a | Read More

Orange County Great Park

November 30, 2007,AEST

In another small step toward the construction of the Orange County Great Park, Irvine will spend $14 million during the next year and a half to spruce up the area around the tethered orange balloon ride that opened this summer | Read More

AIA – Green Building Report

November 30, 2007,AEST

‘Cities with Green Building Programs Have Increased More Than 400% since 2003’ American Institute of Architects report spotlights geographic breakdown, case study examples and recommendations for local program development Washington, D.C., November 28, 2007 — Since 2003 the number of | Read More

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