Michael Van Valkenburgh explains Landscape Urbanism in a short video to Popular Mechanics as part of Detroit 2025: After the Recession, a City Reimagined
Building posted a report today that some large US firms the size of Jacobs, AECOM and CH2MHill maybe looking at acquiring firms in the UK. Many UK firms have established offices in Europe, Middle East and North Africa which makes their businesses more appealing as they have established company structures and trained personnel. They also have large infrastructure projects such as Crossrail and work in North Africa already on their books.
US Companies are seeing that the recession has abated in the US and Europe so its the most opportune time to acquire companies at low valuations and increase their personnel count and revenues across the world.
Read the article at Building for a list of targeted companies, analysis and interviews.
Architects Journal recently reported that the chief of Atkins has warned that
Although on the positive side he also intimated that we are at the bottom of the recession.
read the full article at the [SOURCE: Architects Journal - Expect another two years of recession, warns Atkins chief]
Recent bankruptcies in the USA has opened 900,000 sq. ft. of retail space.