Architectural Record via Business Week report “Even as financial troubles mount around the world, some architects are betting on Central and South America”
[SOURCE: Architects Head to Latin America to Weather the Economic Storm - BusinessWeek].
Metropolis Magazine talks with Landscape architect Tom Oslund about the making of a I-35 bridge memorial, his Zen time, and ecology vs. aesthetics.
read more @ the [SOURCE: Metropolis Magazine – The Work of an Outsider].
Times Online reports
“Recently it was reported that in that last recession 40 per cent of architects lost their jobs, and earlier this month the superstar architect Frank Gehry’s first large-scale project in this country, a residential development in Brighton, was cancelled. Once again, things are not at the heights they once were.
Nowhere was this more evident than at the Emerging Architecture Awards last week. These are the world’s leading awards for young architects and, as the name suggests, perhaps the best indicator of the direction in which architecture is heading. So what should we expect on our streets?”
read more about this article @ the SOURCE:Times Online – Emerging Architects: tomorrow begins here
The East African reports
“Tanzania has released a transport policy and system development master plan for Dar es Salaam roads, which incorporates the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.”
[SOURCE: The East African - Tanzania develops transport masterplan for Dar es Salaam].