Urban development guidelines published – The Irish Times

“Statutory planning guidelines on development in urban areas were launched on Dec 31, 2008 by Irish Minister for the Environment John Gormley.”

[SOURCE: The Irish Times – “Urban development guidelines published”]

Starting Over – Twin Cities Metro Magazine

One month after the 35W bridge collapse, the buzz in local architecture circles was that a new landmark structure should and could be built,

[SOURCE: TWIN CITIES Metro Magazine – “Starting Over”]

Central Brooklyn Design Review – Metropolis POV

Daniela Morell writes in Metropolis POV

“I recently went to the end-of-semester review for Pratt’s urban-design studio, Central Brooklyn: A Model Net-Zero Carbon District. Led by the professors Viren Brahmbhatt and Meta Brunzema (a runner-up in Metropolis’s Next Generation competition), students attempted to find serious urban-design solutions to issues surrounding climate change.”

read the full article @ the [SOURCE: Metropolis POV » Central Brooklyn Design Review].

City looks for ways to trim tree costs – Recordnet.com:

Recordnet.com reports

“Before the City Council held its final meeting of the year Dec. 16, the council’s legislative and environmental committee convened at City Hall to discuss the city’s bid to shift responsibility for street tree maintenance to homeowners, a measure intended to save $189,000 annually and, council members said, to maintain Stockton’s street trees better.”

[SOURCE: Recordnet.com: City looks for ways to trim tree costs].

UA course offerings are increasingly green – www.azstarnet.com ®

azstarnet.com reports
“A towering cylinder holds rainwater on reserve, which feeds into a pond to irrigate a re-created desert ecosystem.
It is here, at the University of Arizona’s School of Architecture, where students use innovative building materials to adapt to a change in environmental awareness.”

SOURCE: AZSTARNET.COM – UA course offerings are increasingly green – www.azstarnet.com

Editor – UA offer Landscape Architecture courses

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