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 RMJM].
[SOURCE: Scotsman – RMJM reveals new director]
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 Tower design firm cuts jobs ]
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.
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].
The Times (UK) reports
“Nakheel, the government-owned developer of Dubai’s man-made palm islands, has cut 500 jobs, or 15 per cent of its workforce, as it scales back projects amid the global financial crisis. “We have the responsibility to adjust our short-term business plans to accommodate the current global environment,” it said in a statement.”
SOURCE: Times Online.com – Nakheel cuts jobs as Dubai reels from financial crisis
By Jennifer Heldt Powell of the Boston Herald reports
“Landscape architect David Warner has been reading some alarming headlines.
Towns all over the country are cutting back on school building projects or nixing them altogether. That could be really bad news for a firm that does a lot of work with schools.
It could hardly come at a more challenging time; Warner only recently took over the business.”
read more about David Warner and how he is approaching the finanical downturn @ the [SOURCE: Landscape architect adapts to tough times – BostonHerald.com].