Cornelia Oberlander lecture – Palm Springs

March 13, 2008,AEDT

Landscape architect Cornelia Oberlander lectures on “Aesthetics and Sustainability” at 7 p.m. Palm Springs Art Museum, 101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs. $5 to $10. (760) 322-4800. SATURDAY 15th

HCMC new urban area announces design contest

March 13, 2008,AEDT

Thu Thiem New Urban Area’s management has announced that an international contest to design infrastructure for this Ho Chi Minh City suburb will be launched next Monday. Organized by the city People’s Committee, the competition solicits designs for the area’s central square, a riverside park, and a bridge for walkers. | Read More

NZILA – Shift Conference

February 26, 2008,AEDT

The 2008 NZILA SHIFT Conference will highlight and discuss these emerging modes of design practice in the context of the fluid and unpredictable nature of urban change. A diverse range of speakers will consider legal and planning implications, contemporary design initiatives, changing technologies and the challenges of serving the needs | Read More

Contemporary Chinese at Center for Architecture

February 26, 2008,AEDT

On the heels of the Chinese New Year, the Center for Architecture marks the Year of the Rat with two new exhibitions devoted to contemporary Chinese architecture. “Building China: Five Projects, Five Stories” and “Co-Evolution” will bow together tomorrow, February 26 at the center, located at 536 LaGuardia Place in | Read More

World-renowned architecture mind Qingyun Ma to participate on IDA jury

February 26, 2008,AEDT

Qingyun Ma, dean of the University of Southern California School of Architecture and former principal of the Shanghai-based architecture and land planning firm MADA s.p.a.m., has accepted his appointment to serve as a juror on the prestigious International Design Awards architecture panel.

IFLA 2008 World Congress Update

February 24, 2008,AEDT

PROGRAMThe Preliminary Program has been released for the 3–day Congress with a wide range of topics to be covered involving ‘Transforming Water’. Speakers from USA, China, Iran, Netherlands, Korea, Australia will give presentations. Download the Preliminary Program REGISTRATIONRegistration will be avaliable from the 10th of March, 2008.Delegation Fees are as | Read More

ULI Asks: ‘Can Stand-Alone Malls Survive?’

February 16, 2008,AEDT

The stand-alone mall isn’t dead. It’s just dysfunctional. That was one of the sentiments expressed at an Urban Land Institute panel that tackled the question, “Can stand-alone malls survive?” The question was posed Thursday, during ULI’s annual Reinventing Retail conference at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. The | Read More

MoMA and P.S.1 Announce Young Architect Winner

February 16, 2008,AEDT

The Museum of Modern Art and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center announced the winner of the ninth annual MoMA/P.S.1 Young Architects Program: WORK Architecture Company from New York. This year, five finalists selected by a closed nomination process were asked to present an urban landscape for the large entrance courtyard of | Read More

Urban Design Competition site choosen in Dallas

January 30, 2008,AEDT

464-acre site south of downtown Dallas has been chosen as the study area for the sixth annual ULI (Urban Land Institute,USA) Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition, an ideas competition for university students created to honor the legacy of urban development pioneer Gerald D. Hines, chairman of the Hines | Read More

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