Cornell University Architecture Program Ranked No. 1 in USA – TAXI Design Network

Design TAXI reports “Cornell University’s B.Arch. program in the university’s College of Architecture, Art and Planning received top ranking in the annual survey conducted by DesignIntelligence ( DI ).

The 2009 list marks the fourth time in the past five years that the Cornell program has been ranked No. 1 of the top 20 architecture programs in the United States. In 2008 the undergraduate program was ranked No. 3”

[SOURCE: TAXI Design NetworkDesign News - Cornell University Architecture Program Ranked No. 1 in USA]

Eco-town inspired by Paris and Barcelona

this is leicestershire.co.uk reports that the “Architecture found in Paris, Barcelona and London has been used by developers as inspiration for their vision of an eco-town.

The Leicester Mercury can exclusively reveal new artist’s impressions showing what Pennbury would look like if it is built.”

[SOURCE: thisisleicestershire.co.uk – Eco-town inspired by Paris and Barcelona].

Council Reviews Waterfront Hotel Plans – WNED

WNED.org reports Buffalo “Plans for a $10 million waterfront hotel continue to face skepticism from city lawmakers.

The Common Council’s Waterfront Committee reviewed plans yesterday for the Wingate Inn, the hotel proposed to be built adjacent to Shanghai Red’s restaurant near the Erie Basin Marina”

SOURCE: WNED: Council Reviews Waterfront Hotel Plans (2009-01-15).

Architects present concept for redeveloping New Orleans riverfront – NOLA.com

NOLA.COM reports “The redevelopment of the New Orleans riverfront appeared Wednesday to be on schedule, as a team of architects came to town to sign off on designs for a waterfront park in the Faubourg Marigny and Bywater, the project’s first phase.”

Landscape Architects – Hargreaves Associates

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2030 Challenge Stimulus Plan Gains Momentum

Garnering the support of a large and diverse number of organizations and businesses, the 2030 Challenge Stimulus Plan is quietly gaining momentum both on and off the Hill. Impressed with the Plan’s ability to create over 9 million new jobs and $1 trillion in direct non-federal spending in just two years while opening up a brand new $1.8 trillion renovation market, many agree that this Plan can turn the economy around with far-reaching, positive impacts for every U.S. sector and industry.

goto Architecture 2030 for more info

[SOURCE Newswire – 2030 Challenge Stimulus Plan Gains Momentum].

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