December until 01.03.2009
“Megacities and shrinking cities, highspeed urbanism – slow cities the cities of this world are changing. The difference between town and country vanishes, everything becomes town, only varying its spatial and structural character. New forms of cities, new urban landscapes, new global and local networks
Changing Cities in Images
SOURCE: Pinakothek der Moderne
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].