Order of Australia for Landscape Architecture academic

June 9, 2008,AEDT

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) celebrates the awarding of the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) to Professor Catherin Bull as announced today as part of the 2008 Australian Queen’s Birthday Honours. Professor Catherin Bull of the University of Melbourne is acknowledged as Australia’s foremost and most respected | Read More

Rain Bird educating Californians on water conservation

June 9, 2008,AEDT

As Governor Schwarzenegger Declares Drought Conditions, and Renews Call for California Residents To Use Water More Efficiently in Their Garden and Landscapes This Summer. In the face of below-average rainfall, very low snowmelt runoff and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s declaration of statewide drought conditions, California residents are now being called upon | Read More

Urban Design Competition for Kings Cross

June 6, 2008,AEDT

Camden Council and land owner Network Rail are seeking expressions of interest from architects, landscape architects and urban designers for the design of a brand new, urban square at Kings Cross, London. The first stage of the competition invites a response from international participants before the end of July who | Read More

World Cities Summit – June 23-25 – Singapore

June 5, 2008,AEDT

 World Cities Summit is a premier international conference series on effective public governance and sustainable development of cities. The inaugural event in 2008 will focus on urban development and environmental sustainability issues under the theme “Liveable and Vibrant Cities”. The discussion topics will address the challenges of developing cities that | Read More

Dwell on Design Los Angeles to start on June 5

June 4, 2008,AEDT

What happens when Dwell editors drive the agenda? A roster of more than 50 incredibly talented and diverse speakers ranging from legislators to practitioners to activists, discussing everything from urban gardening to a mandated LEED program for LA. The conference follows two parallel tracks but we encourage you to veer | Read More

Hudson River Park Design Walk – Pier 66 New York

June 2, 2008,AEDT

Hudson River Park Design Walk Pier 66, New York 14 June 2008 Join the tour of the sculptural and architectural installations along Pier 66, a part of the Hudson River Park’s latest developments. Artist Paul Ramirez Jonas and architects Allan and Ellen Wexler will discuss the plans and concepts behind | Read More

Urban Splash founders sell 24 per cent to managers

June 2, 2008,AEDT

The founders of property developer Urban Splash are to sell off almost a quarter of the company’s equity to its management team and have agreed a refinancing deal with three banks worth £125m. Chairman Tom Bloxham and chief executive Jonathan Falkingham are selling 24 per cent of the shares to | Read More

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