The Journal (Journallive.co.uk) reports “AMBITIOUS regeneration projects totalling more than £25m have been unveiled in a masterplan aimed at giving a cluster of former Northumberland coalfield villages a brighter future.” [SOURCE: Brighter future for former pit villages – JournalLive].
The East African reports “Tanzania has released a transport policy and system development master plan for Dar es Salaam roads, which incorporates the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.” [SOURCE: The East African – Tanzania develops transport masterplan for Dar es Salaam].
Strait Times reports “LOCAL architectural firm, Woha, is on a roll. Its founding directors, Wong Mun Summ and Richard Hassell were named winners of this year’s President’s Design Award on Monday night. The award, now in its third year, recognises | Read More
AUTODESK UNIVERSITY — More than 9,000 design professionals from 74 countries will again descend on Las Vegas this week for what has become a yearly pilgrimage of all things Autodesk . Attendees at Autodesk University (AU) 2008 will experience design | Read More
AECOM Technology Corporation announced today that it has been selected to provide architectural and engineering services to the Toronto Transit Commission for design of the Sheppard West and Highway 407 stations on its Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension project. [SOURCE: AECOM: | Read More
Engineering and design firm Arup has again triumphed with its work on the National Aquatic Centre, aka the Water Cube. For two years running Arup has received the ACEA’s top prize, with the Water Cube announced as Project of the | Read More
EDAW reports “Last week in Hong Kong for the MIPIM Asia Exhibition and Conference, EDAW CEO Joe Brown, FASLA, offered insight on Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District project. The project has been part of an ongoing effort by the | Read More
Gulf News reports “The demand for engineers, architects and senior managers in the construction industry in the UAE has slumped due to the global financial turmoil but has not halted, a construction recruitment company official said.” [SOURCE: Gulfnews: UAE construction | Read More
The Times (UK) reports“Nakheel, the government-owned developer of Dubai’s man-made palm islands, has cut 500 jobs, or 15 per cent of its workforce, as it scales back projects amid the global financial crisis. “We have the responsibility to adjust our | Read More