Londoners to get 22,500 car charging points by 2015

December 23, 2009,AEST

Recently at the Copenhagen climate summit the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson revealed plans for a comprehensive network of electric charge points in the capital, supporting the mainstream use of zero carbon-emission electric vehicles by 2015. The plan shows that | Read More

Sustainable Sites gets coverage in Biocycle

December 23, 2009,AEST

The Sustainable Sites Initiative launched the Guidelines and Performance Benchmarks 2009 in November 2009 has received more recent press coverage from the December issue of Biocycle magazine. The article looks at the history of the Initiative and explores the Ecosystem as | Read More

AECOM on the M&A trail not far from home

December 23, 2009,AEST

Recently we reported recently via (Building.co.uk) that AECOM was one of the firms to be rumoured to be on the look out for firms ripe for Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) in the UK. However, it seems they are also looking | Read More

Vectorworks 2010 gets new Service Pack

December 21, 2009,AEST

Recently Nemetschek released Service Pack 2 for English Vectorworks 2010 and its variations (eg Landmark, etc). Vectorworks 2010 now has Service Pack 2 which fixes issues with DXF/DWG import & export, wall joining as wells as a few other updates. | Read More

Walter Hood in the New York Times

December 21, 2009,AEST

New York Times feature with Walter Hood about Crown Memorial State Beach Mr. Hood, whose landscape architecture firm designed the grounds of the de Young Museum in San Francisco, lives in Oakland, and he spends a lot of time traveling. | Read More

2010 World Architecture report released

December 18, 2009,AEST

Building Design has just released its 2010 World Architecture report and it has some interesting findings. The some of the world’s architecture firms have shrunk due the Global Financial Crisis while others have increased in size due to the growth | Read More

IULA shortlist announced

December 17, 2009,AEST

The jury session for the International Urban Landscape Award 2009 took place at the end of November 2009. The focus of this year’s award was on projects from Great Britain and Germany. The feedback was excellent: 43 projects were submitted. | Read More

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