Sheffield Parkway bridge design winner

Danish architect Tim Norlund has beaten over 100 entries to gain first prize in the Sheffield Parkway footbridge competition.

Norlund joined forces with Ramboll Whitby Bird after his design was short-listed to the second stage in the competition. They will work together with the client team at Sheffield and Rotherham Councils, to take the scheme forward.

Read more @ Builder & Engineer – Sheffield Parkway bridge design winner.

Hidden Strengths – landscape security

Does security have to be as ugly as a concrete barrier? Or can it be both effective and attractive? Planners in the US capital are putting well-designed physical security to the test

The stately white mansion at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue has survived fire, scandal and an attack by the British. Someone even crashed a small plane into its facade. All the while, “America’s House” has sat, just yards away from its citizens, as a powerful symbol of the freedom and accessibility of democratic government. But in recent years, a wave of security threats has added layer upon layer of visual armor….

Read more @ CIO – Hidden Strengths by Daintry Duffy

Ethan Carr Lecture – USA

Topic: Modernism and the National Parks: MISSION 66
Location: 112 Wurster Hall, University of Berkerley

Diane Harris Lecture – USA

Topic: The House I Live In: Residence and Identity in Levittown, Pennsylvania
Location: 112 Wurster University of Berkley

Ken Smith Lecture – USA

Topic: big little skip the middle
Location: 112 Wurster Hall University of Berkeley, California

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