Sydney’s newest master planned suburb

April 12, 2011,AEDT

The Ponds is the newest 320 hectare development in Sydney master planned by CLOUSTON.  Touted as ‘A showcase for sustainable living’ with Community Facilities, Water Sustainable Urban Design, Open Spaces, Built form guidelines for housing that has features that is flexible and can accommodate young families, older residents and/or those | Read More

Transit driven urban development

March 21, 2011,AEDT

Streetsblog asks the question Can Transit Expansion Produce Sprawl Like Highways Do? looks at the proposed Silver line in Washington DC and speaks to some experts about the possible sprawl, development of semi-urban enclaves around transit and the difference with park-n-ride. Read more at Can Transit Expansion Produce Sprawl Like | Read More

Improving Superblocks in cities through Redevelopment

January 20, 2011,AEDT

Superblocks have their advantages – internal circulation is pedestrian friendly but also disadvantages – long distances between blocks and sometimes impervious as they become more private rather than public space. Recently Under One Roof posted an interesting read about how development of superblocks can improve cities. Read more at [Under | Read More

Bill Taylor ideas for Boston City Hall Plaza [VIDEO]

December 9, 2010,AEDT

Landscape architect Bill Taylor from Carol R. Johnson Associates Inc. gives his big ideas for City Hall Plaza to the Boston Herald. Reported on the day that Boston Redevelopment Authority is hosting a Greening Government Center symposium with panelists from Alex Krieger, Principal, Chan Krieger NBBJ; Janet Marie Smith, Vice | Read More

Lansdowne Park Design Competition entries revealed

May 26, 2010,AEDT

*UPDATE* Seems who ever wins of June 4 when the winner of the Lansdowne Park Competition will have to deal with a large amount of consultation with stakeholders and be ready to compromise on parts of there design as Parks Canada and Ontario Heritage Trust raise concerns about some of | Read More

Marsa Al Nejoum unveils master plan

April 29, 2010,AEDT

Marsa Al Nejoum has unveiled the master plan for its waterfront Nujoom Islands project in Sharjah. The master plan of phase one has been approved by Department of Survey and Planning, Sharjah. The developers have completed a major part of the infrastructure including the dredging works and all water canals | 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

New York luring developers with landscape

January 9, 2010,AEDT

New York is creating new parks in Queens at Hunter Point South to lure developers and then tenants to the area. Weiss/Manfredi are the landscape architects for the project and the New York Times recently quoted Michael Manfredi as saying “The city needed to signal to a fairly skittish development | Read More

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