RIBA and CABE launch new award

January 29, 2008,AEDT

RIBA and CABE have launched the RIBA CABE Public Space Award. Any well designed and innovative public space is eligible. These external spaces need to be publicly accessible but can be urban or rural; publicly or privately owned; designed, redesigned | Read More

Not everything wild gets on well in cities

January 28, 2008,AEDT

Environmental activists, scientists and green organizations, first and foremost the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI), have over the past few years been making an effort to protect the remaining natural assets in urban areas. Apparently there | Read More

Sheffield Parkway bridge design winner

January 28, 2008,AEDT

Danish architect Tim Norlund has beaten over 100 entries to gain first prize in the Sheffield Parkway footbridge competition. Norlund joined forces with Ramboll Whitby Bird after his design was short-listed to the second stage in the competition. They will | Read More

Hidden Strengths – landscape security

January 28, 2008,AEDT

Does security have to be as ugly as a concrete barrier? Or can it be both effective and attractive? Planners in the US capital are putting well-designed physical security to the test The stately white mansion at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue | Read More

Waterfront Toronto selects three finalists

January 27, 2008,AEDT

Waterfront Toronto has selected three distinguished teams to participate in a design competition to enhance the public space at the Jarvis Slip. The teams selected to participate in the design competition are: Janet Rosenberg & Associates Claude Cormier architectes paysagistes | Read More

Builders of city parks

January 27, 2008,AEDT

PARKS are the refreshing green patches in a concrete, gray dominated urban environment. They provide the city’s denizens with fresh air to breathe. Unfortunately, there are not too many of them here in Cebu City. Open spaces, like parks and | Read More

Design steps up in the fight against obesity

January 26, 2008,AEDT

Two in three men and three in four women in England don’t get enough exercise, but the good news is that the answer lies on our doorstep. CABE has long argued that the design of your neighbourhood really does influence | Read More

Outlandish landscapes

January 26, 2008,AEDT

A showcase for experimental gardens by top landscape designers, Cornerstone is the first outdoor gallery of its kind in the US. Visitors looking for neatly planted rows and ornamental cherubs will be disappointed. Cornerstone is highly irreverent and playful, from | Read More

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