London Olympics bringing in more equipment for clean up

January 3, 2008,AEST

The London Olympics site is current undergoing remediation and has just brought in more moachinery to clean 750 tonnes of soil per day. The construction program starts in spring with the Olympic Stadium. Read more at Building.co.uk

Wysing Arts Centre revamp ready to be unveiled

January 3, 2008,AEST

The visual arts in Cambridge are set to receive a boost, with the opening of the revamped Wysing Arts Centre this week. The £1.7m centre, incorporating a total of nine buildings, has been in development for three years, with design | Read More

Ealing urged to reject Penny Whistle tower

January 3, 2008,AEST

Plans to build skyscrapers in the suburbs were dealt a blow as English Heritage attacked proposals for a 40-storey tower in west London. The Government’s advisory body believes the centre of Ealing is the “wrong location” for the 469ft block | Read More

Greece to transform airport into a park | Spero News

December 29, 2007,AEST

A MULTIMILLION-EURO plan to transform Athens’ former airport into a residential park complete with sports venues and leisure and business centres has been met with mixed reactions by experts. On November 26, Public Works Minister George Souflias opened the Elliniko | Read More

New Ecotown Will Ruin The Area Warns Parish Council

December 28, 2007,AEST

PROPOSALS to build a new eco-town on an old airfield could spell the end of surrounding market towns and villages in south Worcestershire, a parish council has warned. Bishampton and Throckmorton Parish Council said it thought the idea to build | Read More

CABE Champions Design Competitions in New Exhibition

December 26, 2007,AEST

A CABE exhibition opening at New London Architecture in London on 17 January 2008 will show what design competitions can achieve – and that they are one of the best ways to procure well-designed buildings and places. Competitions Work will | Read More

People spending to much time indoors

December 22, 2007,AEST

There’s a good reason for wanting to instill the urge to explore nature early on. In the January 2008 issue of the journal Environment and Behavior, landscape architects in Scotland suggest that regular childhood visits to the woods or similarly | Read More

EFLA – Winter Newsletter No.18 Available

December 19, 2007,AEST

The year is coming to an end. 2007 EFLA General Assembly took place at the end of October in Brussels – it certainly was one of the largest ever. EFLA ExCo decided to have the Seminar and General Assembly at | Read More

DEFRA consultation – Landscape Institute

December 19, 2007,AEST

DEFRA is currently in consultation on the review of schedule 9 to the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 and a ban on the sale of certain non-native species. Pages 12 to 23 and 27 to 31 are perhaps of most | Read More

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