Land News 18 Dec 2010 – 9/11 landscape, cities, china, planning, playgrounds

COMPETITION:  The City of Dreams 2011 PAVILION Register 15 January ’11 – Deadline 1 February ’11

EVENT: UCLA Architecture and Urban Design announces events for winter 2011 (inc. MAD Architects, Amid.cero9, WOHA, R&Sie(n) )

BLOG: making cities for people – by Gehl Architects (regularly updated)

BOOK : Ecological Urbanism (aka the brick) from Harvard GSD by Mohsen Mostafavi, Gareth Doherty

NEWS/BLOGS FROM THIS WEEK

The Destiny of Cities – [City Journal]

Study shows post-9/11 security zones blight landscape: Barriers, metal gates create ‘architecture of fear’ [yubanet.com]

Flying to Cambodia: A $1 Billion Aerotropolis – by Jenara Nerenberg at [Fast Company]

Harbor Walk $400k project draws 10 applicants [Gloucester Times]

Architects put stamp on Chinese Skyline [washington post]

Paperwork’s easy part of design: pitching to public is harder, says planner [Vancouver Sun]

When it rains, pollutants pour into Chesapeake Bay [pilotonline.com]

Green Lantern: Which country is worse for emissions, India or China? [washington post]

Residents unite against bike path in Ocean City [pressofatlanticcity.com]

Urban sprawl on farmland is not healthy [Times of India]

Australia’s first carbon neutral office building wins Banksia Award [Architecture&Design]

Requiem for a briny mud flat – [faslanyc]

Bringing Nature into Playgrounds – [Land Perspectives]

Building in NY City Parks? In 1912, Such as suggestion sparked outrage [Pardon Me for Asking]

Oneida County starts its own Food Policy Council – [syracuse.com]

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