How does Port Angeles look? Experts arrive for beautification – Peninsula Daily News

Peninsula Daily News reports

“They have come to Port Angeles from as far away as Boston and Ithaca, N.Y.

A seven-member group of planners and architects charged with assessing the vitality of the city’s business district and planning for the future was introduced to community leaders on Monday.”

For the entire article and list of the expert team goto the
SOURCE: Peninsula Daily News – How does Port Angeles look? Experts arrive for beautification

Winners named in Delft architecture faculty competition – Building Design

Building Design reports

“Three practices have won an ideas competition to recreate the architecture faculty at the Delft University of Technology, 10 months after it was devastated by fire.”

“…Laura Alvarez Architecture and Gijs Raggers and French practice Marc Bringer Architecture”

for the images and pdfs of the winning designs goto the
SOURCE:
Building Design – Winners named in Delft architecture faculty competition

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

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