Ruth Reed’s vision for RIBA

August 27, 2009,AEDT

Reading the Architects Journal article gives an interesting insight into Ruth Reed. The gist of the article is that next week Ruth Reed takes up her role as the new president of the Royal Institute British Architects (RIBA) and she intends to implement | Read More

Birlingham wetland to double in size

August 27, 2009,AEDT

Planners have agreed to a proposal to double the size of the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust wetland to 34 hectares. The wetland in Birlingham is set to increase biodiversity and increase water flora and fauna. The water will be supplied by | Read More

Parkway planned for Memphis Airport

August 27, 2009,AEDT

Ritchie Smith Associates have proposed turning the 2-mile stretch of barren road from Memphis International Airport (the home of Fedex) into a Parkway at a cost of $1 to $2 million dollars. The plan includes planting 2,500 trees, new lighting, | Read More

U Va. students to map green spaces

August 27, 2009,AEDT

A group of students from the University of Virginia School of Architecture will be mapping green spaces in Strauton to decide how to manage and restore the spaces. The class dubbed Greens Lands is sponsored by the Urban and Community | Read More

RIBA Future Trends Survey – outlook optimistic

August 26, 2009,AEDT

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) announced its July 2009 results of its monthly Future Trends Survey, marking the start of the third quarter monitoring business and employment trends affecting the architecture profession. The trends emanating from last month’s | Read More

High Speed Rail gathering speed – Op-ed

August 26, 2009,AEDT

News in the USA and UK over the last few days has been humming about High Speed Rail initiatives in both countries. In the USA news is reaching fever pitch over High Speed Rail as the details of submissions for | Read More

NASA launches ‘Sustainability Base’

August 26, 2009,AEDT

Yesterday, NASA’s Ames Research Center held a ground breaking ceremony for its new ‘Sustainability Base’ – a high performance Platinum LEED Rated building in Moffett Field California. The building will feature near zero net energy consumption, use 90 percent less | Read More

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