Grand green vision for S.F.’s Parkmerced

January 21, 2008,AEST

The owners of San Francisco’s Parkmerced want to add nearly 5,700 homes to the World War II-era rental housing complex, an ambitious renovation that could rank as one of the greenest in the country. Over 20 years, the developer says, | Read More

Brown offers China green incentive

January 20, 2008,AEST

Prime Minister Gordon Brown has promised China £50 million in aid for “green” technology as he seeks to switch the focus of his visit to the country to climate change. The Prime Minister has promised at least that sum will | Read More

Rare plant halts Sydney development

January 18, 2008,AEST

An investment company bought the 181ha former Air Services Australia site at Cranebrook in 2004, intending to subdivide and develop it for 1800 new residents. Since then, a number of rare and threatened plants and animals have been found on | Read More

Cities of the Future – Technewsworld

January 18, 2008,AEST

Part 1 by Pam Baker looking at different models of the future cities and talking about the practicalities of Hyperstructures, Issues raised about building and maintaining Hyperstructures by the author and interviewees include:– Fire Protection– Waste Management– Hydraulics and Maintenance | Read More

Work Underway To Transform City Square

January 18, 2008,AEST

Work to transform Preston’s prestigious Winckley Square is now underway. The City Council and the Preston Vision Board have been given cash from the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA), and the Landscape Institute to re-design the square, making it a | Read More

Green light for transit after years of stagnation

January 18, 2008,AEST

In year-end reviews, writers and pundits on urban affairs often missed a very important transformation that occurred in 2007, one that will have reverberations possibly for generations to come. This change has come in the politics of public transit. Fast | Read More

Museums of art – Kyu Sung Woo

January 18, 2008,AEST

Kyu Sung Woo Architects, an international architectural practice headquartered in Cambridge, Mass. has designed the new Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art in Overland Park, KS. The museum, home to a significant collection of contemporary artists including: Dana Schutz, Kehinde Wiley, | Read More

Holl to design new arts neighbourhodd at Princeton

January 17, 2008,AEST

Steven Holl Architects, an award-winning firm with extensive experience in the arts, has been selected to design the initial academic buildings for Princeton University’s new arts and transit neighborhood. The firm, with offices in New York and Beijing, is led | Read More

Improper development spied from sky

January 17, 2008,AEST

Comparing old and new aerial photographs, state environmental officials last year spotted a suspicious-looking change in the landscape in Methuen, near the Dracut line. In July, they visited a horse stable on Tyler Street and confirmed that the owner had | Read More

Library building is taking shape – Wales

January 17, 2008,AEST

A BOLT was tightened on the roof of Cardiff’s new central library to mark a milestone in work on the project. The new library will include study spaces, reading areas, meeting rooms and the latest educational materials, information and entertainment. | Read More

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