Archive for July, 2010

Architecture Photography: Vivanta Hotel / WOW Architects | Warner Wong Design – Vivanta Hotel – WOW Architects – Warner Wong Design 70728 – ArchDaily

The Brief

TAJ Hotels, Resorts and Palaces engaged WOW Architects | Warner Wong Design to design the flagship of their new brand Vivanta. Located at the entrance of the International Tech Park at Whitefield, Bangalore (ITPB), India, the hotel is a gateway statement between the IT Park and the developing city around it. The brief inspired the team to question and push the boundaries of hotel design, not just to address the needs of the discerning business traveller coming to Whitefield, but also to redefine and intensify the hotel as a contemporary socio-cultural hub for both the IT Park and IT-based population in Whitefield.

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Atlanta Officials Trying Again for Streetcar Grant – 11Alive.com | WXIA | Atlanta, GA

ATLANTA — The city of Atlanta is working with MARTA and the downtown Community Improvement District on a scaled-back application for federal funding of a planned streetcar line.The Atlanta City Council voted 11-3 Tuesday to seek $52.1 million for a 2.6-mile system that would run from Centennial Olympic Park and the historic district along Edgewood and Auburn avenues to the King Center. The federal money would be matched with $10 million from the city and $10 million from the downtown CID.

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