2015 CSLA Awards of Excellence announced

March 10, 2015,AEDT

The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) announced the national and regional winners of its annual Awards of Excellence. This year, 11 projects received a national award – preeminent examples in Canadian landscape architecture, honouring distinctive design, ground-breaking research, and sustainable landscape management. These award-winning projects illustrate the range of | Read More

Calatrava designed Peace Bridge opens in Calgary

March 27, 2012,AEDT

The striking red Peace Bridge designed by Santiago Calatrava opened to the public with a community celebration on Saturday 24 March. The bridge design was unveiled in 2009 to varied opinions and created controvesy for its color, design and cost. Now that has faded into the background as the bridge has become a reality | Read More

Smell buffer urged for condo plan near Stampede

April 29, 2010,AEDT

A $1.1-billion condo and office development could peacefully coexist with the Calgary Stampede’s future livestock barns and truck-parking site, but the developer and Stampede should take measures to limit odour and noise problems, a new report says. The Ramsay Exchange project has been touted as a vibrant new district that | Read More

Green group criticizes delay of wetlands protection plan

November 25, 2009,AEDT

Calgary Herald reports Environmentalists are disappointed that another plan for Alberta‘s water resources pushes back to at least 2012 a strategy for protecting wetlands. “After a decade of debate and the loss of thousands of hectares of wetlands in Alberta, we can no longer afford to delay taking action to | Read More

St. Patrick’s Bridge (Calgary) shortlist announced

November 19, 2009,AEDT

The Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) and its 10 member advisory committee today announced the three design submissions selected to move forward to the next stage of the competition for the new St. Patrick’s Island pedestrian bridge in East Village. The bridge will link St. Patrick’s Island with East Village | Read More

New Bridge Design competition for Calgary

August 18, 2009,AEDT

The Calgary Municipal Land Corporation(CMLC) has announced a bridge design competition for St.Patrick’s Bridge. CMLC has been charged with the responsibility of implementing public infrastructure improvements that will be the catalyst for private and public sector development in the Rivers District with a focus on East Village. The design and | Read More

Calgary’s Calatrava footbridge unveiled

August 1, 2009,AEDT

Calgary Herald reports CALGARY – The newly released design for the city’s new pedestrian bridge has been derided by some Calgarians as a gaudy red waste of $24.5 million, and praised by others as a sleek, elegant contribution to downtown Calgary. But to the architect, Santiago Calatrava, the Bow span | Read More