Playing with different spaces

April 7, 2008,AEDT

An abandoned municipal area, alongside a neglected backyard in Bat Yam, has been turned into a blossoming garden over the past three weeks, serving dozens of the city’s residents: pensioners, new immigrants, solitary people and families. “We decided to do | Read More

Urban agriculture exploding in Vancouver

April 6, 2008,AEDT

As our cities grew and our housing settlements changed, we began to separate the places where we live from the places where food is grown. The average North American food item now travels 1,500 kilometres to reach the grocery store | Read More

ESCAP Chief calls for greater aid for developing countries

April 1, 2008,AEDT

Bangkok (UN Information Services) – Noeleen Heyzer, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), today called on developed countries to help meet the technological and financial needs of | Read More

World Landscape Architecture Month – April 2008

March 31, 2008,AEDT

April 1 will not only be another April Fool’s Day but also the start of Landscape Architecture Month with events being organised by Landscape Architecture organisations around the world. Check with your local organisation about what is going on in | Read More

Tishman Speyer selected for Hudson Railyards

March 28, 2008,AEDT

Tishman Speyer, owner of such New York landmarks as Rockefeller Center and the Chrysler Center, will transform the West Side Yards into a vibrant neighborhood and commercial center on Manhattan’s Far West Side. Founded and headquartered in New York, Tishman | Read More

UPDATE: RMJM Program with Harvard

March 28, 2008,AEDT

RMJM, an international architecture firm with U.S. headquarters in New York City, and Harvard University Graduate School of Design will announced on March 17 the launch of a $2 million program aimed at tackling a global shortage of architects. RMJM’s $1.5 million donation, | Read More

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