UBC students design pavilion for 2010 Olympics

November 12, 2009,AEST

Sarah Chung at the THEUBYSSEY.CA reports The 24-hour design session, or 24-hour charette, consisted of interdisciplinary architecture student teams designing a rain-proof, bright, and lively pavilion to be erected in Downtown Vancouver for the 2010 Olympics. The event was held | Read More

Some Engineering firms see 6% rise in 2010

October 29, 2009,AEST

In the recent post from ENR.com it found that CEO’s of Engineering & design-build firms predicted a rise of 6% in revenues in 2010 based on a recent survey by Environmental Financial Consulting Group. One CEO commented that the competitive bidding | Read More

Taipei to hold Internation Flora Expo in 2010

September 1, 2009,AEST

Taipei, Taiwan will hold a International Gardening and Horticulture Expo from the Nov. 6, 2010 to April 25, 2011. The expo will showcase the indigenous vegetation and be a unique fusion of horticulture and technology. The Expo site is 91.8 | Read More

UNM Dean to step down in 2010

August 21, 2009,AEST

UNM Today announced that Dean and Professor Roger Schluntz, FAIA, will resign as dean of UNM’s School of Architecture and Planning on June 30, 2010. UNM Today quoted Schluntz as saying “a number of truly remarkable accomplishments as well as | Read More

CSLA appoints Executive for 2009-2010

August 20, 2009,AEST

2009 – 2010 CSLA Executive: Director(Toronto) – Linda Irvine, OALA, CSLA, ASLA, Manager, Parks and Open Space Development, Planning and UrbanDesign Department, Town of Markham, was appointed President of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects(CSLA) during the organization’s annual general | Read More

PIA announce Australia Award for Urban Design

August 13, 2009,AEST

The Planning Institute Australia (PIA) announced the Australia Award for Urban Design on 11 August. This year saw a record number of entries, as well as a richness of creative projects from around the nation. This year PIA awarded 2 | Read More

BMI/pace hired for Parry Sound streetscape works

August 9, 2009,AEST

BMI/pace have been selected to upgrade the streets of Parry Sound as apart of the 2010 G8 Summit in Huntsville, Ontario. The streetscape works are budgeted for $700,000 from the total $50-million G8 Legacy Infrastructure Fund. Most of the $50 | Read More

Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Visitor Center

July 10, 2009,AEST

Image Credit: Brooklyn Botanic Garden With the approach of its centennial in 2010, the Garden looks forward to both celebrating past achievements and creating new ways to engage and inspire future generations. In this spirit, BBG is pleased to unveil | Read More

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