field operations win Shelby Farms Competition

April 11, 2008,AEST

Landscape architect James Corner unveiled plans yesterday for creating America’s largest urban park in Memphis: a 4,500-acre site, five-times the size of Manhattan’s Central Park. Corner’s firm, Field Operations, beat out Hargreaves Associates and Tom Leader Studio, the other finalists | Read More

Brings a new meaning to the concept of ‘Green Roof’

April 10, 2008,AEST

Sod is not the only green substance growing on King’s Court English College House’s recently-installed green roof. A King’s Court resident was arrested yesterday after maintenance staff discovered he was growing marijuana on the college house’s roof, which was completed | Read More

Discovery Green Park awash in ‘Sunchronicity of Color’

April 8, 2008,AEST

Acclaimed Texas artist Margo Sawyer’s geometric work “Synchronicity of Color” was dedicated at Houston’s new downtown park, Discovery Green. City Council Member James Rodriguez, Dawn Ullrich, director of the City of Houston Convention & Entertainment Facilities Department, Jonathon Glus, CEO | Read More

Sustainable Urbanization in the Information Age

April 6, 2008,AEST

The Sustainable Urbanization in conference addresses the global challenges posed by rapid urbanization and its impact on global warming and the natural environment – from poverty and inequality to natural and manmade disasters – by calling for better sustainable planning | Read More

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