The Architecture Foundation has launched a website and a book which aims to educate developers and local authorities on integrating local communities in urban regeneration programmes. The initiative, Creative Spaces, is timed to coincide with the launch of the urban white paper, due out this week. It features case studies and a database of useful contacts.
The website is at www.creativespaces.org.uk
A new museum on the subject of military coastal defences has opened in Hong Kong. Londonbased A-S: L Dangerfield designed the museum (above) with the Hong Kong government. The Museum of Coastal Defence features a tensile roof structure above a Victorian redoubt on the Lei Yue Mun headland on Hong Kong Island.