Abu Dhabi Builds Its Architectural Cred

December 22, 2007,AEST

The building boom in the capital of the United Arab Emirates rivals that of Dubai. But Abu Dhabi hopes to distinguish itself with ambitious green architecture In recent weeks, the rivalry between neighboring United Arab Emirates Dubai and Abu Dhabi | Read More

The Biggest Mies Collection

December 22, 2007,AEST

On the edge of downtown Detroit, just east of the Chrysler Freeway and not far from Detroit’s still-troubled neighborhoods, lies Lafayette Park, one of the nation’s most beautiful — and most obscure — residential developments. Composed of three sections — | Read More

AILA – Summer Newsletter

December 22, 2007,AEST

Australian Institute of Landscape Architects release Summer issue of LA Online. Download the pdf here

Pier park is really out there – NJ.com

December 22, 2007,AEST

The city celebrated the start of construction of its Pier C Park yesterday with a symbolic groundbreaking near the Hudson River’s edge. The kidney-shaped, 2-acre park is anchored to land by a narrow pier on one end and a meandering | Read More

Hyde Park Plan Clears Hurdle

December 21, 2007,AEST

The Tampa City Council voted 4-2 on Thursday to rezone the 20-year-old outdoor shopping complex for a $100 million makeover that includes condominium towers and stores. “This is the only true urban village in the city,” said Councilman Charlie Miranda, | Read More

Balance ‘central’ to urban growth

December 21, 2007,AEST

Striking a balance between human development, resource allocation and environmental protection amid rapid urbanization is a grim and unavoidable challenge facing the country, experts said Thursday. The unprecedented surge in urbanization has greatly improved the lives of city dwellers, but | Read More

Get soul into the city, landscape chief urges

December 20, 2007,AEST

Perth’s vast potential is being strangled by over-reliance on cars and poor use of public space resulting in bland, soulless suburbs, according to Australian Institute of Landscape Architects new WA president Greg Grabasch. Mr Grabasch said Perth, with its abundance | Read More

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