Schwarzenegger’s restructuring proposals –

SFgate reports (via AP)

“Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger recently released 18 proposals to streamline government, a scaled-back version of his 2004 California Performance Review. His office projects the total cost savings at $126 million in the first year. One of his proposals is to eliminate the Landscape Architects Technical Committee, cutting 6.5 positions. Savings: $162,000.”

SOURCE: – Schwarzenegger’s restructuring proposals


LECTURE – “Recent Work”

Nathalie de Vries is a principal architect and founder of
Rotterdam-based architecture, urbanism and landscape design practice
MVRDV. The firm was set up in 1991 by Winy Maas, Jacob van Rijs and
Nathalie de Vries after they won the first prize in the Berlin Europan
Tuesday February 3, 2009
6:30 PM | Room 103 | 230 College

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Construction is moving along at Rees and Simcoe – West 8

West 8 announced

“Construction is moving along at both the Rees and Simcoe wavedecks. The wavedecks, which will open this summer, will provide unique gateways to the waterfront of Toronto and will create more publicly accessible spaces. Over the next few weeks, construction activities will include H-pile installation on the north wall at the Simcoe Slip and fish habitat installation at Rees Slip.

The two new wavedecks are part of a series of three. The first one, the Spadina wavedeck, was opened in September 2008. The wavedecks are part of the first phase of implementation of a strategic masterplan for the Toronto Central Waterfront prepared by West 8 + DTAH, see also:”

[SOURCE: West 8 Urban Design & Landscape Architecture / news / Construction is moving along at Rees and Simcoe]

IFLA News Edition No. 80

Latest edition of IFLA News including past events of IFLA, ICOMOS, IFRA

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Architect wants to help Speed visitors find their way around | courier-journal | The Courier-Journal

Courier Journal reports that

“Kulapat Yantrasast…..announced last week that his firm, wHY Architecture and Design, of
Culver City, Calif., will design the expansion of Speed Art Museum………..
Landscape has such a big potential in this scheme,” said Yantrasast. “We are looking at a big list (of landscape architects).” Spectacular merger of architecture and landscape characterizes another museum, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, where Yantrasast was project architect under his mentor, Pritzker Prize-winner Tadao Ando, from 1996 to 2002.

[SOURCE: Architect wants to help Speed visitors find their way around | courier-journal | The Courier-Journal]

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