Local Landscapers push for more work visas

December 9, 2007,AEST

Mark Borst headed for Washington, D.C., last week, hoping to boost the flow of labor back and forth across the Mexican border. The president of Allendale-based Borst Landscape and Design Inc. was among 500 American businessmen lobbying their congressional representatives | Read More

New Director for Land Inc San Diego

December 9, 2007,AEST

Neil Hadley, a San Diego architect, has been named as regional director of the newly opened LAND Inc., a Toronto-based landscape architectural office in Pacific Beach.Land Inc San Diego Office San Diego Source > News >.

Zande joining Stantec

December 6, 2007,AEST

A Canadian engineering and design company plans to acquire R.D. Zande & Associates, a Columbus-based business known for environmental and civil engineering. Stantec Inc., a publicly traded company in Edmonton, Alberta, will pay an undisclosed amount of cash for R.D. | Read More

Shortage of Skills in the Built Environment

December 6, 2007,AEST

The Construction Industry Council launched their Professional Services Survey yesterday stated that the Built Environment industry requires 12,000 competent new professionals to enter the industry every year to meet demand as major projects such as the Olympics gather speed. Added | Read More

Landscape Sacrificial – Landscape Institute

December 6, 2007,AEST

The Landscape Institute called for a greater role for the profession in response to the Government’s ‘Draft Strategy for Sustainable Construction.’ Chair of the Landscape Institute Policy Committee Jon Lovell said landscape was often “the sacrificial lamb” on projects, which undermined | Read More

BBR Wins contract to build tunnel at Marina View

December 4, 2007,AEST

BBR Holdings has won a S$190 million contract from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) to build a common services tunnel for the Marina View area. The common services tunnel is a system of purpose-built tunnels to house and distribute various | Read More

Burt Hill Opens First US-Based International Studio

December 4, 2007,AEST

Responding to the needs of its growing client base overseas, Burt Hill announces the establishment of an International Studio. This full-service studio, which offers architectural, site, engineering, and creative services, will support and expand the capabilities of the firm’s existing | Read More

Brad Pitt unveils plans for New Orleans homes

December 4, 2007,AEST

Brad Pitt launched his own regeneration project for Katrina-ravaged New Orleans yesterday, unveiling designs for a range of eco-friendly and flood-proof homes. Pitt, who had ambitions to be an architect if he had not taken up acting, commissioned 13 architectural | Read More

Architect Safdie won’t be drawing up master plan

December 4, 2007,AEST

Moshe Safdie, the world-renowned architect behind Montreal’s Habitat 67, has been squeezed out of drawing up the master plan for the future hospital of the McGill University Health Centre, The Gazette has learned. The MUHC announced with great fanfare in | Read More

Creating the Future Awards 2008

December 4, 2007,AEST

Creating the Future Awards 2008 The Creating the Future Awards 2008 have opened for entries. The awards celebrate achievement in the public, private and third sectors. This is the Government’s national awards scheme for sustainable communities. This high profile event | Read More

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