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.

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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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Brighter future for former pit villages – JournalLive

The Journal (Journallive.co.uk) reports

“AMBITIOUS regeneration projects totalling more than £25m have been unveiled in a masterplan aimed at giving a cluster of former Northumberland coalfield villages a brighter future.”

[SOURCE: Brighter future for former pit villages – JournalLive].

Tanzania develops transport masterplan for Dar es Salaam – The East AfricanĀ 

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].

Winners of design awards – Strait Times

Strait Times reports

“LOCAL architectural firm, Woha, is on a roll. Its founding directors, Wong Mun Summ and Richard Hassell were named winners of this year’s President’s Design Award on Monday night.

The award, now in its third year, recognises Singapore designers’ ability to develop innovative designs that have contributed to Singapore’s economy, environment and culture.

The winning works will be on display at The Urban Redevelopment Authority Centre from Dec 3 to Feb 28.”

[SOURCE: The Strait Times – Winners of design awards].

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