Building Design reports “Swiss practice is working with Shard developer on UK’s tallest residential development
Herzog & de Meuron is working with the developer behind the Shard, Sellar Property Group, on credit crunch-defying designs for the tallest residential development in the country”
[SOURCE: Building Design – Herzog & de Meuron plans London towers ]
LJWorld.com reports “The office at 315 Houston St. will be managed by Janelle Phillips, a graduate of both Kansas State University and Kansas University. Phillips will be responsible for client development and project management.”
[SOURCE: LJWorld.com / Landplan opens office in Manhattan]
BBC News reports “Multi-million pound plans to transform the Luton campus of the University of Bedfordshire have gone on display.
Luton Borough Council has approved the project and building will start as soon as the site has been cleared.
It has been designed by Cambridge-based architects RMJM”
[SOURCE: BBC NEWS | UK | England | Beds/Bucks/Herts | Green light for university plans]
Trade Arabia reports “The Tiger Woods Dubai, a member of Tatweer Dubai, has successfully completed bulk earth works at the 55 million sq. ft. golf community development, enabling the project to progress to the next phase of construction.”
[SOURCE: Trade Arabia – Middle East business information ]
The Landscape Institute is running a competition for
“Dover Esplanade design competition is a two-stage design competition to produce an innovative design for a significant section of harbour-side beach and public realm on Dover’s waterfront. The aim is to create a modern and attractive new seafront that will become a major attraction to visitors and residents of Dover alike.
The competition is being run by the Landscape Institute Competitions Office under the auspices of a partnership comprising Dover Harbour Board, Dover District Council, Kent County Council, SEEDA, and English Heritage.
The project is being funded jointly by SeaChange and the partnership. SeaChange is a government initiative led by CABE in partnership with Arts Council England, BIG Lottery, English Heritage, Heritage Lottery Fund, Museums, Libraries and Archives Council, and the Regional Development Agencies.
The deadline for expressions of interest is 23 January 2009
Contact Sabina Mohideen, email@example.com for a copy of the stage 1 brief.
[SOURCE: Landscape Institute: Dover Esplanade Design Competition]