Slussen Project – Plans Prove Future of Stockhom Slussen Needn’t Be Cast in Concrete – NYTimes.com

NYTimes.com reports

“The five proposals in the competition, on view at stockholm.se/slussen, offer a snapshot of contemporary urban planning ideas. They include a breathtaking design by Jean Nouvel, a head-scratching proposal by Norman Foster and some intriguing work by younger talents who are still mostly unknown internationally.”

[SOURCE: NYTimes.com – Architecture Review – Slussen Project – Plans Prove Future of Stockhom Slussen Needn’t Be Cast in Concrete]

Asia Eco-Green Building Congress – Shanghai

Asia Eco-Green Building Conference 2009 will provide you with critical industry information and insights to answer all your questions on how to overcome the challenges in Green Building issues and how to seize the investment opportunities in it. This is a high-level business meeting featuring speakers from industry-leading organizations and experts from both overseas and locally with compelling case studies to learn from.

Goto Congress website for more information

Chris Reed – Lecture – University of Illinois

Chris Reed – Principal and Founder of StoSS Landscape Urbanism

Chris Reed, principal and founder of StoSS Landscape Urbanism, will be giving his talk “Hybridized Expansive Incomplete” following dinner and presentation of student awards.

COST – $15.00/student – $30.00/guest

EVENT ORGANISER – University of Illinois

Contact – Debbie Huber at landarch@illinois.edu for more information

SOURCE: University of Illinois

10 great eco-jobs – Mother Nature Network

Mother Nature Network reports

“Kate Bakewell, Landscape Architect, New York City
Kate Bakewell, who began her career as a film animator, got burnt out on transience in her late 20s. “I wanted to create something more lasting than a 30-second commercial,” she says. So she earned a master’s in landscape architecture at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design and worked for several landscape architects before landing at the international firm Hart/Howerton.”

read more about Kate @ the [SOURCE: 10 great eco-jobs – MNN – Mother Nature Network]

Brazil Promotes Sustainability with São Paulo Eco-Park – Inhabitat

Inhabitat reports

“Anna Dietzsch, Managing Director of Davis Brody Bond Aedas‘ São Paulo office and Levisky Arquitetos Associados designed a beautiful eco-park on what was once a contaminated brownfield in São Paulo, Brazil.”

Read & see more @ the [SOURCE: Inhabitat » Brazil Promotes Sustainability with São Paulo Eco-Park]

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