Hyder appoints new CEO

July 16, 2008,AEDT

 Ivor Catto, currently a member of the Executive Board of Atkins, has been named as successor to Tim Wade as chief executive of Hyder Consulting. He will take on the role on 1 December. Tim Wade, who had announced he would retire on 31 August, will stay on until that | Read More

Gulf Landscaping – Abu Dhabi

July 15, 2008,AEDT

Gulf Landscaping is an exhibition for the booming Middle East outdoor design and landscaping architecture industries. The exhibition will serve as a sourcing platform and networking event for the regions landscape architects, developers, contractors and other key buyers to enable them to select products, services and solutions for the huge | Read More

Solar-powered cars begin race to Calgary

July 15, 2008,AEDT

CBC.ca reports that 15 solar-powered cars, including four managed by teams from Canadian schools, rolled out of a suburb of Dallas, Texas, on Sunday en route to Calgary in the 2008 North American Solar Challenge.The race should end on July 22 at the University of Calgary CBC.ca – Solar-powered cars begin | Read More

RMJM help inner city youths become architects

July 14, 2008,AEDT

Scotsman.com reports that RMJM the Edinburgh based firm has launched a  project worth £1m  in conjuction with the Stephen Lawrence Trust to encourage more inner city youths from ethnic minorities to pursue a career in architecture. RMJM worked on the Scottish Parliament building hopes that the project will increase the diversity and creativity of | Read More

Climate Change top of the Agenda @ G8

July 6, 2008,AEDT

Numerous news sources have reported on the G8 summit with Climate Change seen as the one of the top issues that needs to be addressed. The other critical issues are being referred to as the 3F Crisis – Food, Fuel, Finance. With many countries heading into slow down and some | Read More

Wildcard storm the Danish Embassy – London Festival of Architecture

July 6, 2008,AEDT

Collaborating with Hemingway Design, Wildcard Creative have designed and produced another dynamic space in which to showcase the most exciting talent in the Danish Architectural community. London, UK (PRWEB) July 5, 2008 — Leicester based design agency Wildcard Creative have taken over the underground car-park of the Arne Jacobsen designed | Read More

Lower Don Lands project receives sustainable development award

July 6, 2008,AEDT

Waterfront Toronto, alongside Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, has been honoured for the sustainable design of its Lower Don Lands project. The new development, one aspect of Waterfront Toronto’s 8000-hectare central waterfront transformation, recently received the 2008 Royal Architecture Institute of Canada’s (RAIC) Sustainable Development Award. The award is designed to | Read More

LandDesign and Audubon Lifestyles Join Forces for Sustainable Development

July 2, 2008,AEDT

LandDesign Inc. and Audubon Lifestyles, LLC, today announce a new strategic partnership aimed at helping businesses and municipalities to implement green design and development and build more sustainable communities. The partnership will offer comprehensive, practical and timely assistance for clients that are committed to environmentally responsible green design and sustainable | Read More

Singapore’s First Water Week Sees Deals Worth Over $270M U.S.

July 2, 2008,AEDT

Governments, utilities providers and water companies signed 27 agreements totalling more than SGD367 million (USD270 million) during the first Singapore International Water Week, which drew to a close last Friday. In addition, a water fund was launched to attract SGD435 million (USD320 million) in investments in Asian water projects. SOURCE: | Read More

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