Daily Archives: November 28, 2010

Search engine terms at What if?

Today, someone typed “community or chaos dunedin”.

We’re too scared to search that, especially now that the local body elections have passed.

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Port Chalmers community garden *sigh*

### ch9.co.nz November 24, 2010 – 7:51pm
Community Garden closes after toxic metals found in soil
Port Chalmers Community Garden The Patch is closed after toxic heavy metals were found in the soil, leaving organisers heartbroken. The Patch had been providing food for the community for nearly two years before a series of tests discovered lead and more in several areas.
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UNStudio

UNStudio (formerly Van Berkel en Bos Architectenbureau) is a Dutch architectural practice specialising in architecture, urban development and “infrastructural” projects.

The practice was founded in 1998 by Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos. The initials “UN” stand for United Network, a reference to the collaborative nature of the practice comprising individuals from various countries with backgrounds and technical training in numerous fields.

UNStudio has an average work-force of 100 employees and a management team made up of two directors and three partners, Harm Wassink, Gerard Loozekoot and Astrid Piber. Architects such as Winy Maas and Jacob van Rijs (who helped found MVRDV) have worked at the firm.

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[12 hours ago]
UNStudio’s SUTD campus proposal will promote green learning
Architects at UNStudio and DP Architects have been selected to develop Plot A of the Singapore University of Technology and Design campus, which will be located on a site of 76,846sqm close to the Changi airport and Changi Business Park. The new campus has been designed to act as a catalyst and conveyor for advancement and bringing together people, ideas and innovation.
Read more at Ecofriend

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www.unstudio.com > news

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