Land News 4 Dec 2010 NU, Middle East, Video, Review, Talk

L.A. Live, Pinnacle of Modern Design, or Bad Urbanism? [LA Streets Blog]

Beyond Oil: Building A Sustainable Middle East [PSFK]

You Call This New Urbanism? [City Watch]

Work begins on £27m Birmingham urban village [InsiderMedia]

Cleveland designers brainstorm downtown ideas on Mall, lakefront and riverfront for Group Plan Commission [Cleveland.com]

China’s New National Plan: Green by Necessity [Sustainable Cities Collective]

Northeastern University’s School of Architecture Unveils Urban Landscape Program [Bostondf.com]

A Time Capsule of Black History, Rediscovered and Preserved in New York [Fastcodesign.com]

INTERVIEW: The Future of Design: Blue Is the New Green Fastcodesign.com interview with Paul Eagle, managing director of Perkins+Will, New York; and Janice Barnes, principal and global discipline leader for planning and strategies.

NEW BLOG: DenverUrbanism.com

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT PAYSCALE (USA): Salary Snapshot for Landscape Architect Jobs

BOOK REVIEW:Review by Philip Langdon of New Urban Network – Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change

EVENT: Freshkills Park Talk by Dr. Robin Nagle.  Titled “The Twist-Tie that Binds: Garbage, New York City and You,” the lecture will recount how the City’s garbage connects New Yorkers to one another as well as to history, politics, infrastructure, and technology.  December 8th, 7 pm – 8:30 pm at the NYU Philosophy Building

VIDEOS: BLUEPRINTS FOR THE MIDDLE EAST: NYtimes interviews I.M. PEI, Jean Nouvel, Norman Foster, Frank Gehry about their design for Musuems in the Middle East