Year: 2019

Danish billionaires plan to rewild large swath of Scottish Highlands

Scotland’s largest private landowners want to reverse years of land mismanagement, says adviser. The Danish billionaires who are now Scotland’s largest private landowners are trying to restore the Highlands for generations to come, one of their closest advisers has said. Tim Kirkwood said that Anders and Anne Holch Povlsen, who own more than 80,000 hectares…

Turkey: wood market-inspired museum on track for summer opening

The Kengo Kuma-designed Odunpazarı Modern Museum (OMM) is slated to launch in Eskisehir, Turkey – the former “Turkic World” capital of culture – in June. The 4,500 sq m museum, which takes its cantilevered, stacked appearance from the town’s Ottoman-era houses and traditional wood market, will unfold over three floors and comprise exhibition galleries, workshop…

Cinemas on hold in Norwich as govt calls in Council planning decision

A huge question mark has been placed over whether the multi-million pound development of Anglia Square will go ahead – after the government announced it was calling in the city council’s decision to grant permission. Norwich City Council bosses said the decision by communities secretary James Brokenshire to scrutinise City Hall’s planning committee’s go-ahead for…