3XN Transforms a Brown Site into a Green One

February 20, 2008,AEDT

A brownfield in Norway will be going green, literally, thanks to a new master plan that calls for a rolling green roof to shelter a cultural center. The Danish architecture firm 3XN beat out Henning Larsen Architects, Niels Torp, L2 | Read More

The new feminine face of architecture

February 17, 2008,AEDT

The new feminine face of architectureArchitecture is being feminised. Amanda Levete of Future Systems discusses soft swoops, flowing loops, and why hard-edged modernism is so over Read more @ The new feminine face of architecture – Times Online.

Blow for wind farm proposals

February 16, 2008,AEDT

PLANS for a controversial wind farm near Pontefract have been slammed by a Wakefield Council consultant.The news has come as a massive boost to local pressure groups fighting a dogged campaign to see off the plans by developers Banks Developments. | Read More

265m Funding To Build New Palace

January 30, 2008,AEDT

FUNDING is in place to see a new Crystal Palace built as part of plans to overhaul a historic park. A leading Scottish Bank, believed to be Clydesdale Bank, has given its support to the scheme in Crystal Palace Park. | Read More

Respekt: Landscape suffers from uncontrolled urban sprawl

January 30, 2008,AEDT

Prague, (CTK) – Uncontrolled housing development around big cities in the Czech Republic since the 1990s has resulted in an “urban sprawl” devastating the landscape that has brought about more problems than benefits, the political weekly Respekt writes in its | Read More

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

Anti Smog Architecture: A Catalyst for Cleaner Air in Paris

January 28, 2008,AEDT

Architect Vincent Callebaut’s latest project balances public galleries, meeting rooms and gathering spaces over canals and abandoned railroad tracks in the 19th Parisian district. The prototype uses green technologies and techniques but is more than just an example of sustainable | 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

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