CONSTRUCTION UPDATE | Final Stage of the High Line

March 14, 2014,AEST

The third and final stage(known as the Rail Yards) is currently under construction and the Friends of the High Line have told WLA via email that most of the High Line’s signature planking has been laid. The interim walkway (where the High Line | Read More

Matthew Urbanski Interview about BBP by PLACES

June 23, 2010,AEST

PLACES has published a recent interview with Matthew Urbanski of MVVA about the design & construction of Brooklyn Bridge Park. The interview goes into detail about the materials used and some of the design elements. An interesting interview that gives | Read More

Queens Quay get go ahead – WEST 8

April 23, 2010,AEST

The plan to redesign Queens Quay, the backbone of Toronto’s waterfront revitalization plans, finally has the go-ahead. The provincial government approved an environmental assessment yesterday for a pedestrian-friendly promenade. Construction of the first phase, an 800-metre section, should begin early | Read More

The New Bund in Shanghai

April 19, 2010,AEST

With only 12 days to the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai you have probably seen images of the new Expo site with its amazing pavilions. But there is more going on in Shanghai in the last 2-3 years than the | Read More

Cracknell appointed to SmartCity Malta

February 22, 2010,AEST

Cracknell Landscape Architects based in the UAE, UK and Oman have been appointed the landscape architects for SmartCity Malta – ‘a premier ICT and media park, showcasing Malta to the world as the region’s new destination for high-tech industries…..With the | Read More

Private vs Public Money for Parks

February 7, 2010,AEST

New York Times recently published When Parks Must Rely on Private Money by DIANE CARDWELL concerning the struggles of cities to fund the construction and maintenance of parks throughout the USA. Many parks are funded through selling of land or | 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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