Leighton awarded expansion of Brisbane’s busway network

August 11, 2009,AEDT

Leighton Contractors, in an alliance with the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads, SKM and AECOM, has been awarded a combined $282 million contract to deliver the Eastern Busway – Buranda to Main Avenue to expand Brisbane’s unique busway network. The Eastern Busway Alliance will design and construct the 1.05 kilometre | Read More

UAE projects worth over $300 billion on hold – Trade Arabia

July 29, 2009,AEDT

Dubai skyline – Image Source: Flickr – robertpaulyoung Trade Arabia reports Over 400 projects worth more than $300 billion have been placed on hold or cancelled in the United Arab Emirates due to the global financial crisis, Dubai-based research firm Proleads Global said on Tuesday. The construction sector in the | Read More

Limitless drops Karachi Waterfront development

July 28, 2009,AEDT

Parag Deulgaonkar of Emirates Business 24/7 reports Limitless, the global master-development arm of Dubai World, has dropped the plan to go ahead with the Karachi Waterfront, a multibillion-dollar project in Pakistan, and is currently reviewing its project stream in light of the world economic crisis, a company spokesperson said. SOURCE: | Read More

What the future holds for landscape architects –

April 9, 2009,AEDT

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce reports “Despite the slow economy, designers are looking forward to the new green economy and more public work. Landscape architects started seeing the impacts of the economic downturn last year……….” Read the full article at the [SOURCE: Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce – What the | Read More

Landplan opens office in Manhattan – LJWorld.com

January 19, 2009,AEDT

LJWorld.com reports “The office at 315 Houston St. will be managed by Janelle Phillips, a graduate of both Kansas State University and Kansas University. Phillips will be responsible for client development and project management.” [SOURCE: LJWorld.com / Landplan opens office in Manhattan]

Unemployed? Why Not Apply for a Grant – Architectural Record

January 16, 2009,AEDT

Architectural Record  reports “With work drying up and layoffs sweeping the architecture profession, now may be an ideal time to pursue long-delayed personal projects. To help architects and designers take stock of available funding, the Architectural League of New York recently hosted a public forum where arts and cultural organizations | Read More

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