Can landscape planning help get LEED certification?

March 5, 2010,AEST

stltoday.com has just published a great article about the benefits of landscape architects and landscape planning in relation to obtaining LEED certification for developments through irrigation, mulching and specification of native plants. Its great to see some press about how | Read More

KCAP wins Bay of Pasaia masterplan competition

March 4, 2010,AEST

KCAP Architects & Planners have won the prestigious masterplanning competition for the development of a 70 hectare site at the Bay of Pasaia, San Sebastián, Spain. The site, currently used for harbor activity, will gradually become available for redevelopment. The | Read More

Johnson Pilton Walker & PWP selected for Barangaroo

February 24, 2010,AEST

Premier Kristina Keneally and Planning Minister, Tony Kelly, yesterday formally signed an authorisation for the $6 billion contract with Lend Lease for commercial development of Barangaroo. At the same time as signing the contract Planning Minister Mr Kelly said that | Read More

Over 200 interventions to be displayed at Guggenheim exhibit

January 5, 2010,AEST

For the building’s 50th anniversary, the Guggenheim Museum (NY, USA) invited more than two hundred artists, architects, and designers to imagine their dream interventions in the space for the exhibition Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum. Submissions were received | Read More

Landscape Institute announces 2009 Awards

November 23, 2009,AEST

Landscape Institute announced the 2009 Landscape Institute Awards recently with Gillespies winning the President’s Award for St Andrew Square in Edinburgh. The Peter Youngman Award which is awarded each year for outstanding contribution to landscape was awarded to the Olympic | Read More

Architects ask for CIP stimulus for design work

November 23, 2009,AEST

Architects in Nevada are pleading for local and state governments to allocate capital improvement program(CIP) funds for design work that are needed to create and save jobs in the architecture and construction industry. Nevada has been heavily hit by the | Read More

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