Urban Splash reveals stunning seaside shortlist designs

December 11, 2007,AEST

Six architects vie to redesign Birnbeck Island and Pier in Weston-super-Mare Six architects were shortlisted in an architectural competition to redesign the Birnbeck Island and Pier in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. The competition, which opened in August, is run by Urban Splash | Read More

Malta – Tal-Qroqq Skate Park

December 11, 2007,AEST

Rural Affairs and the Environment Minister George Pullicino, and Finance Parliamentary Secretary Tonio Fenech, met up with the media at the Tal-Qroqq Skate Park yesterday and saw the progress of works underway, despite the rain. “Our goal is to open | Read More

Launch Of Sustainable Transport

December 11, 2007,AEST

Transport Minister Annette King has launched Sustainable Transport, a draft Update of the New Zealand Transport Strategy that outlines a vision for a sustainable transport future. Ms King released the document in Wellington as the first step toward updating the | Read More

Urban Islands

December 10, 2007,AEST

Modern residential projects are offering ample green spaces and robust facilities alongside homes to satisfy customers’ cravings for urban living in an rural setting. But, despite much ballyhoo about modern garden cities, today’s developments bear only a passing resemblance to | Read More

Skypark – The way of the future?

December 9, 2007,AEST

All you need to do is take the elevator to the SkyPark of The Gramercy’s sweeping three-level amenity deck that begins on the tower’s 35th floor. Award-winning designers Jerde Partnership have brought tropical island getaway to this residential project that | Read More

Coasts, conflicts and intangible heritage

December 9, 2007,AEST

The coastal areas likely to be hardest hit by climate change are the ones where people have the least choice of livelihood. Yet, the strong ties of Mediterranean society with its natural setting may yet prove valuable in combating environmental | Read More

Local Landscapers push for more work visas

December 9, 2007,AEST

Mark Borst headed for Washington, D.C., last week, hoping to boost the flow of labor back and forth across the Mexican border. The president of Allendale-based Borst Landscape and Design Inc. was among 500 American businessmen lobbying their congressional representatives | Read More

Ecosystem equation

December 9, 2007,AEST

Wal-Mart turned to landscape architectural and environmental consulting firm Earth Source Inc. To help Wal-Mart comply with environmental laws, Allen County-based Earth Source and related company Heartland Restoration Services Inc. designed and built a replacement wetland several times larger than | Read More

Public art: Who decides? — baltimoresun.com

December 9, 2007,AEST

What is it about public art that sparks such passionate debate? It usually begins with a generous impulse: to honor a prominent citizen, beautify the city, show respect for the importance of art in our lives. But the process of | Read More

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