Design at heart of sustainable Wales

November 26, 2007,AEST

DEVELOPERS should push the boundaries of design to help Wales achieve its sustainable development goals, the new development director of the Design Commission for Wales has said. Wendy Richards, an experienced urban designer and landscape architect, has been involved in | Read More

New town ‘will form important wildlife habitat’

November 26, 2007,AEST

A NEW town will provide an “internationally important” wildlife habitat. An ecologist acting for Multiplex Stannifer will today tell a planning inquiry that plans for the Mereham development include a wetland which would help water voles, reed buntings, amphibians and | Read More

The politics of remembering Ground Zero

November 26, 2007,AEST

NEW YORK – Michael Arad achieved the dream of many architects: He won the competition to design the memorial to the victims of September 11, 2001, in Manhattan. If he had thought, somewhat naively, that his plans would be implemented | Read More

On holiday at home

November 26, 2007,AEST

NEW ZEALAND landscape architect – Leo Jew It’s amazing what can be found beyond a fence. Nestled away from public gaze, down secluded cul-de-sacs; private environments are created to transport their owners to other worlds the minute they pass through | Read More

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