UWA Students design Moongazing platform

November 18, 2009,AEDT

Landscape Architecture students from the University of Western Australia created concept plans Meelup Regional Park commissioned by the Shire of Busselton. The idea of a Moongazers platform arose from these plans as the beach is one of few beaches where the moon can be seen rising over the Indian Ocean | Read More

Michigan school creates sustainable architecture program

November 17, 2009,AEDT

design-training.com reports Michigan”s Ferris State University has announced plans to introduce a new undergraduate degree program in sustainable design. Beginning in fall 2010, the Bachelor of Science in architecture and sustainability program, a degree offered through the school”s College of Engineering Technology, will create nine new courses focusing exclusively on | Read More

Scientists unveil plant DNA barcode

November 16, 2009,AEDT

Telegraph reports Scientists meeting at the third International Barcode of Life conference in Mexico City last week have agreed on a region of DNA that will be used to identify plants by genus in a new system of codification. Although genetic “barcoding” of animals, which allows scientists to identify animals | Read More

UBC students design pavilion for 2010 Olympics

November 12, 2009,AEDT

Sarah Chung at the THEUBYSSEY.CA reports The 24-hour design session, or 24-hour charette, consisted of interdisciplinary architecture student teams designing a rain-proof, bright, and lively pavilion to be erected in Downtown Vancouver for the 2010 Olympics. The event was held at the Lasserre Building and ended at 9am Monday morning. | Read More

WPA 2.0 Student Edition Finalists Announced

November 10, 2009,AEDT

WPA 2.0 (SE) finalists has announced the finalists S1025 R_Ignite Re-Commission – Peter Millar . Jamie Potter . Andy Wilde The Manchester School of Architecture, UK S1035 Aquaculture Canal_New Orleans Aquaculture Canal Fadi Masoud – University of Toronto, Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design S1037 155th St Viaduct: Polytechnic | Read More

Groundbreaking for Penn Park on November 6

November 4, 2009,AEDT

According to the University of Pennsylvania Almanac A ceremonial groundbreaking will be held at Penn Park on Friday, November 6. The event tent will be located east of Levy Tennis Pavilion, at the west gate to the Penn Park site. Penn Park is a 24-acre site on the eastern edge | Read More

WPA 2.0 SYMPOSIUM – 16th November

November 3, 2009,AEDT

WPA 2.0 SYMPOSIUM at The National Building Museum 401 F Street NW Washington, DC 20001 – Red Line Metro, Judiciary Square November 16th – 10 AM to 6 PM SCHEDULE of events: Keynote: Ron Sims Deputy Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development Presentations by the six WPA 2.0 finalists | Read More

UMass plans to open urban design center in downtown Springfield

October 30, 2009,AEDT

MassLive.com reports The University of Massachusetts at Amherst will open an urban design center downtown early next year, marking the school’s first step to locate programs in Springfield. Plans call for the design center to open on Feb. 1 and to provide a variety of programs in architecture, landscape architecture, | Read More

New MLA program to be offered at Sam Fox School of Design in 2010

October 22, 2009,AEDT

Record reports The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts will launch a new Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) program in fall 2010, announced Bruce Lindsey, dean of the College of Architecture and the Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design. Chairing the MLA program will be Dorothee Imbert, | Read More

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