Pittsburgh Business Times reports “Only a little more than a month after an earlier round of job cuts, Butler-based Burt Hill laid off nearly 50 people Thursday from its international studio office located Downtown.” read the full article at the SOURCE: Pittsburgh Business Times –Architecture firm Burt Hill cuts 50 | Read More
The American Surveyor Magazine reports “Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, a premier land development engineering and environmental consulting firm, has announced the opening of a new office in Arlington, Virginia. The latest Langan office will provide the firm’s integrated suite of geotechnical, site/civil, and environmental engineering services to developers, property owners, | Read More
MEED.com reports “Consultants and contractors shed staff in wake of collapsing real estate sector. Dubai-based consultants and contractors are now laying off thousands of staff, as increasing numbers of projects are being shelved in the wake of the collapse of the real estate sector.” read the full article @ the | Read More
Pamela Buxton of Building Design reports “US architect Paul Nakazawa found his forte was coaching others to make the most of their talents. With a client list including Morphosis and OMA, here he talks to Pamela Buxton about how to survive the downturn” read the full article @ the [SOURCE: | Read More
Arabian Business reports “Disputes between contractors and developers over unpaid contracts in the UAE are close to “breaking point” as liquidity dries up in the real estate market, according to a construction lawyer in the country.” read the full article @ the SOURCE ArabianBusiness.com – ‘Significant’ rise seen in UAE contract | Read More
Architect’s Journal reports “RMJM Hillier – the North American division of RMJM – has announced that the company will now operate under the name RMJM.” Scotsman.com reports that RMJM has appointed Eric Allan as the new European commercial director to drive its continuing growth. [SOURCE: Architects Journal – RMJM Hillier renamed | Read More
Arabian Business.com reports “International architecture firm Woods Bagot, the company designing Nakheel’s one kilometre tower, has made a number of staff redundant in the last few weeks as business slows in the face of the global real estate slump.” Read the full article @ the [SOURCE: Arabian Business – Nakheel | Read More
Two BDP designed shopping centres, Victoria Square in Belfast and Silverburn outside of Glasgow, won Gold awards at last Thursdays BCSC (British Council of Shopping Centres) awards dinner held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. SOURCE: BDP – Double Win at BCSC Golds.
“The Dubailand project, one of the emirate’s biggest and most important planned tourist attractions, is being reviewed” reported The National Newspaper [SOURCE: Global crisis forces Dubailand review – The National Newspaper]
AECOM Technology Corporation announced today that it has been selected to provide architectural and engineering services to the Toronto Transit Commission for design of the Sheppard West and Highway 407 stations on its Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension project. [SOURCE: AECOM: News Release].