In the News – 4 August

August 4, 2009,AEST

CALL FOR PAPERS: 48th International Making Cities Livable Conference – Charleston, SC October 17-21, 2010 [International Making Cities Livable] VIA [Building Design and Construction] Don’t mess with the Master Plan [myneworleans.com] Bernard Tschumi responds to Archinect Op-Ed: The Acropolis Museum; | Read More

Urban Land Institute appoints new CEO

August 4, 2009,AEST

WASHINGTON (August 3, 2009) – Patrick L. Phillips, President and Chief Executive Officer of ERA AECOM (formerly Economics Research Associates), has been selected as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Urban Land Institute, a global research and education organization | Read More

Highline – is the honeymoon over?

August 4, 2009,AEST

Grumblings have started at the New York Post about the escalating maintenance costs ($500,000+ per acre) of the Highline. The newly opened stage 1 of the Highline project has become too successful with somewhere between 3-4 times as many visitors | Read More

Thirty one million Dutch Center for Biodiversity

August 3, 2009,AEST

The Ministry of Education suggests 30 million euros from the natural gas available for an initiative of the University of Amsterdam, Leiden University and Wageningen University together with Naturalis a center for biodiversity to form. With the money is a | Read More

In the News – 3 August

August 3, 2009,AEST

Turning roofs into gardens is a flourishing business [KansasCity.com] African economies hit by global slowdown [TimesoftheInternet] Drought taking a toll on I-10 trees [Houston Chronicle] Ornamental Grasses for Fall Landscapes [Epoch Times] Native shrubs worth planting [Chicago Tribune]

Urban water ecology at the ESA annual meeting

August 3, 2009,AEST

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) are holding their annual meeting in Albuquerque Convention Center: The researchers will present their results in the following sessions at the Albuquerque Convention Center: Luis Fernando Chaves: Urban Ecosystems Poster Session, Thurs., Aug. 6, | Read More

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