Sydney’s newest master planned suburb

April 12, 2011,AEST

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 | Read More

Transit driven urban development

March 21, 2011,AEST

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 | Read More

Improving Superblocks in cities through Redevelopment

January 20, 2011,AEST

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 | Read More

Bill Taylor ideas for Boston City Hall Plaza [VIDEO]

December 9, 2010,AEST

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 | Read More

Marsa Al Nejoum unveils master plan

April 29, 2010,AEST

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 | Read More

Smell buffer urged for condo plan near Stampede

April 29, 2010,AEST

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 | Read More

New York luring developers with landscape

January 9, 2010,AEST

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 | Read More

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