Palm collection for LACMA

January 5, 2008,AEDT

Forget what you know about the palm, that topknot-on-a-pole that punctuates much of Los Angeles. Come Feb. 16, when the Renzo Piano-designed Broad Contemporary Art Museum opens at LACMA, you’re going to be reacquainted with the tree. Your impressions will | Read More

New York Market – but Where?

January 3, 2008,AEDT

KIM SEVERSON looks at the quandry facing New York of where to place a permanent food market. Kim looks at Greenmarkets and locations in New York that could satisfy the need and hunger for a market in the Big Apple. Hungary for | Read More

London Olympics bringing in more equipment for clean up

January 3, 2008,AEDT

The London Olympics site is current undergoing remediation and has just brought in more moachinery to clean 750 tonnes of soil per day. The construction program starts in spring with the Olympic Stadium. Read more at Building.co.uk

Calgary – a city looking to the future

January 3, 2008,AEDT

Calgary is looking towards the future when in 2035 some 70,000 people will live in the downtown core and in 2025, 180,000 people will work there. Calgary is an Winter Olympic host city that is planning its future and looking | Read More

Wysing Arts Centre revamp ready to be unveiled

January 3, 2008,AEDT

The visual arts in Cambridge are set to receive a boost, with the opening of the revamped Wysing Arts Centre this week. The £1.7m centre, incorporating a total of nine buildings, has been in development for three years, with design | Read More

Ealing urged to reject Penny Whistle tower

January 3, 2008,AEDT

Plans to build skyscrapers in the suburbs were dealt a blow as English Heritage attacked proposals for a 40-storey tower in west London. The Government’s advisory body believes the centre of Ealing is the “wrong location” for the 469ft block | Read More

Urban Agriculture thrives in Zimbabwe

January 2, 2008,AEDT

RESIDENTS in and around Harare have capitalised on the incessant rains currently being experienced to plant maize and other crops for subsistence as more families get involved in urban agriculture. A survey around the city, mostly in high-density suburbs, showed | Read More

Sydney Design Guide

January 2, 2008,AEDT

The Sydney Design Guide has just been launched which gives a great insight to all the things a local person would show you. It encompasses architecture, built environment, objects, industrial design, fashion, art, visual culture, eat/sleep/drink and a section on | Read More

MacWorld – VectorWorks 2008 Review

January 2, 2008,AEDT

MacWorld review a program loved by many landscape architects for its intuitive design layout and ability for the trained to produce great designs with ease. MacWorld goes through all the new changes to Vectorworks 2008 such as Heads-up display, Workgroup | Read More

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