Bahrain Bay infrastructure work nears completion

Trade Arabia reports

“Bahrain Bay Development, the $2.5 billion landmark waterfront community located in the heart of Manama, said the infrastructure work in the development was nearing completion.

As a developer committed to implementing world-leading best practice, Bahrain Bay offers its land parcels to third party developers with fully-completed infrastructure including road, water, power, district cooling, sewage, storm drainage, irrigation networks and a telecommunications system.”

[SOURCE: Trade Arabia - Middle East business information | Trade news portal].

Stockholm’s Revitalized Green City Center – Inhabitat

Inhabitat reports on “A joint project between the Swedes at Nod Landscape Architects and Danes at BIG Architects is set to transform Slussen, Stockholm’s city center.”

[SOURCE: Inhabitat » Stockholm’s Revitalized Green City Center]

Architects Head to Latin America to Weather the Economic Storm – BusinessWeek

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].

The Work of an Outsider – Metropolis Magazine

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].

Emerging Architects: tomorrow begins here – Times Online

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?”

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