UBC students design pavilion for 2010 Olympics

November 12, 2009,AEDT

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 at the Lasserre Building and ended at 9am Monday morning. | Read More

Some Engineering firms see 6% rise in 2010

October 29, 2009,AEDT

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 had gotten ugly and was screwing up the market. For | Read More

New MLA program to be offered at Sam Fox School of Design in 2010

October 22, 2009,AEDT

Record reports The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts will launch a new Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) program in fall 2010, announced Bruce Lindsey, dean of the College of Architecture and the Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design. Chairing the MLA program will be Dorothee Imbert, | Read More

Taipei to hold Internation Flora Expo in 2010

September 1, 2009,AEDT

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 hectacres with 14 pavillions and four areas featuring different themes. | Read More

UNM Dean to step down in 2010

August 21, 2009,AEDT

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 many critical incremental transformations” at the School. A national search | Read More

CSLA appoints Executive for 2009-2010

August 20, 2009,AEDT

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 meeting held in Toronto August 15, 2009. Neil Dawe, NLALA, | Read More

PIA announce Australia Award for Urban Design

August 13, 2009,AEDT

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 winners and 1 commendation Winners 1. TRANSFORMING AUSTRALIAN CITIES Cities | Read More

BMI/pace hired for Parry Sound streetscape works

August 9, 2009,AEDT

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 million will be spent on the Expansion of Huntsville Centennial | Read More

Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Visitor Center

July 10, 2009,AEDT

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 plans for an extraordinary new Visitor Center pavilion, which will | Read More

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