New Ecotown Will Ruin The Area Warns Parish Council

December 28, 2007,AEDT

PROPOSALS to build a new eco-town on an old airfield could spell the end of surrounding market towns and villages in south Worcestershire, a parish council has warned. Bishampton and Throckmorton Parish Council said it thought the idea to build | Read More

Public Sculpture by Conceptual Artist Dennis Oppenheim

December 28, 2007,AEDT

Philadelphia has a new sound. Home to the Declaration of Independence and the famous Liberty Bell, the city now hosts an installation of bell-like public sculpture by conceptual artist Dennis Oppenheim. Wave Forms is spectacular, featuring six, 20 foot, bell | Read More

Tighting funding regulation for Energy hungry projects

December 27, 2007,AEDT

China will tighten funding rules for new projects to curb investment and worsening pollution in the world’s fourth-biggest economy, according to an official from the nation’s top economic planning agency. China will “soon” reduce the amount of debt companies can | Read More

Small-Scale Businesses Forestall a Green India

December 27, 2007,AEDT

With one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, India is expected in the coming years to produce ever more of the greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming. But many business owners in small industries either fail to understand the relevance | Read More

CABE Champions Design Competitions in New Exhibition

December 26, 2007,AEDT

A CABE exhibition opening at New London Architecture in London on 17 January 2008 will show what design competitions can achieve – and that they are one of the best ways to procure well-designed buildings and places. Competitions Work will | Read More

American Institute of Architects – Illinois great places

December 26, 2007,AEDT

 The members of six Illinois chapters of the American Institute of Architects selected the sites, which are all public spaces, to celebrate the AIA’s 150th anniversary, notes the Web site http://illinoisgreatplaces.com. University architecture and landscaping recognized by American Institute of | Read More

Manhattan is Year of Building Furiously

December 26, 2007,AEDT

Nicolai Ouroussoff of the New York Times looks at how New York and in particular Manhattan has turned a corner as it has unveiled many new architecture landmarks in the last year including the IAC Building, Renzo Piano’s Tower and | Read More

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