But planners say a mixed-use strategy that includes grit of industry is key to vibrant Toronto waterfront
[SOURCE: TheStar.com | GTA | Sugar plant worries ships will wake condo owners].
“Statutory planning guidelines on development in urban areas were launched on Dec 31, 2008 by Irish Minister for the Environment John Gormley.”
[SOURCE: The Irish Times – “Urban development guidelines published”]
One month after the 35W bridge collapse, the buzz in local architecture circles was that a new landmark structure should and could be built,
[SOURCE: TWIN CITIES Metro Magazine – “Starting Over”]
“Before the City Council held its final meeting of the year Dec. 16, the council’s legislative and environmental committee convened at City Hall to discuss the city’s bid to shift responsibility for street tree maintenance to homeowners, a measure intended to save $189,000 annually and, council members said, to maintain Stockton’s street trees better.”
[SOURCE: Recordnet.com: City looks for ways to trim tree costs].
“A towering cylinder holds rainwater on reserve, which feeds into a pond to irrigate a re-created desert ecosystem.
It is here, at the University of Arizona’s School of Architecture, where students use innovative building materials to adapt to a change in environmental awareness.”
SOURCE: AZSTARNET.COM – UA course offerings are increasingly green – www.azstarnet.com
Editor – UA offer Landscape Architecture courses
“As politicians weigh economic stimulus for cities, research suggests a surprising way to succeed: make it fun”
read the article @ the SOURCE: The Boston Globe – As politicians weigh economic stimulus for cities, research suggests a surprising way to succeed: make it fun
“Dallas-based HKS Inc., the world’s ninth-largest architecture firm, has launched a group to promote eco-friendly design with its staff and clients.”
[SOURCE: dallasnews.com – HKS begins green design group | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Dallas Business News].