The Journal reports
“They design, they modify and they manage the world around us. Our cities, our waterways, our space. Two weeks ago the crème de la crème of landscape architects were recognized in the Landscape Institute’s biennial awards.
ECA publication Open Space: People Space, from the Open Space research centre was handed the prestigious research award for its unusual investigation into social interaction with the environment…..”
SOURCE: The Journal – National honours for ECA
Ten Penn State students have turned vacant lots into designer lots in four neighborhoods — at least conceptually.
At the Connelley Learning Center in the Hill District yesterday, the landscape architecture students displayed solutions to blighted lots, stormwater run-off and underused existing green spaces in Beltzhoover, Hays, the Hill and Lincoln Place. Two designs were for a white water rafting venue in the Neville Island back channel of the Emsworth lock and dam.
Penn State students solve problems of vacant city lots.
“A MARINA, five hotels, hundreds of flats and a new home for The Royal Yacht Britannia all feature in the latest plans for the regeneration of Leith Docks.
Forth Ports has today released the first detailed plans of a £700 million scheme, which will herald the largest expansion of Edinburgh for hundreds of years.”
[SOURCE: Scotsman.com News – The £700m Quay to the future]
2008 Landscape Institute Awards have honoured a design to improve the streetscape of Clerkenwell, one of London’s most vibrant areas.
[SOURCE: Atkins – Plan, Design, Enable].
Two BDP designed shopping centres, Victoria Square in Belfast and Silverburn outside of Glasgow, won Gold awards at last Thursdays BCSC (British Council of Shopping Centres) awards dinner held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
SOURCE: BDP – Double Win at BCSC Golds.