Posts Tagged ‘Ground engineering’

Constructive criticism of green roofs

18/06/2009

Veg.itecture focuses on architectural greening works, and looks at some specific completed schemes in detail.

Pushes for critical discussion about the projects, as a useful way of avoiding fads and limited, short-term successes.

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Prime Minister’s Award recognises multifunctional and connected spaces

18/06/2009

The Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award 2009 has shortlisted a number of projects commended for re-using landscapes and linking spaces.

Bridges, canals, and road and rail extensions rank highly. So do schemes using artistically designed furniture, such as lighting, and mature tree planting.

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