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Today's News - Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Congestion pricing bid bit the dust in NYC yesterday, while some "urban dreamers" offer some "mutinous proposals" to create greener, more walkable city. -- Meanwhile, security plans for Ground Zero take a cue from London's "battened-down, barricaded Ring of Steel" (promising a "traffic hell" - oh joy). -- Expanding U.K. airports makes eco-town plans not much more than the "Emperor's new clothes." -- Perhaps it won't matter: a new report shows the zero-carbon home revolution is leaving home buyers cold (so will anyone build them?). -- A U.S. developer wants to prove that huge luxury homes (didn't we used to call them McMansions?) can be green; USGBC making an effort. -- Some campuses choose to go green but forgo LEED's expense and red tape. -- It's AIA's Architecture Week 2008 - but it seems a bit light on sustainability issues. -- If the planning process doesn't speed up, £5.5 billion Liverpool Waters may cross the river. -- Heathcote finds it's "astonishing" that the benefits of good design is still questioned (despite "a surprising amount of junk still emerging"). -- Hume fumes over big box corporate agendas that "represent planning at its worse." -- Is Libeskind a "hypocrite" for working in Hong Kong? -- Social architecture at its best turns an alienated urban space into a shared space in bloom. -- An eyeful of visions of vertical farms. -- Q&A with Nouvel about "clone" architecture and dining with Gehry. -- Hanganu wins 2008 RAIC Gold Medal. -- NZILA Pride of Place 2008 Landscape Award Winners. -- Five shortlisted for Global Award for Sustainable Architecture. -- Winner of La Reunion TX competition has Dallas revisiting its utopian past. -- A good reason to head to Denver this weekend: Doors Open Denver and Colorado Architecture Week launches.

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