White vs Green roofs at McGill

November 11, 2009,AEDT

Henry Gass of McGill Daily reports The fight for Montreal’s environmental future has recently reached new heights, as various environmental groups in the city promote the installation of energy-efficient green and white roofs. Green rooftops, or rooftop gardens, are becoming | Read More

New carbon-negative cement wins Competition

November 10, 2009,AEDT

London Development Agency reports The London Development Agency (LDA) has congratulated a London company that has been recognised for its innovative and environmentally-friendly approach to construction. The company was recognised for its potential contribution to the engineering and construction industries | Read More

WPA 2.0 Student Edition Finalists Announced

November 10, 2009,AEDT

WPA 2.0 (SE) finalists has announced the finalists S1025 R_Ignite Re-Commission – Peter Millar . Jamie Potter . Andy Wilde The Manchester School of Architecture, UK S1035 Aquaculture Canal_New Orleans Aquaculture Canal Fadi Masoud – University of Toronto, Daniels Faculty | Read More

New Oxford Circus opens in London

November 3, 2009,AEDT

Europe’s busiest diagonal crossing was unveiled today by London Mayor Boris Johnson following a £5million makeover which has seen Oxford Circus get the X factor. For the first time ever shoppers will be able to cross the busy intersection diagonally | Read More

Mega bridge project gets ‘green’ light

October 29, 2009,AEDT

Measures proposed for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge’s construction and operation have been deemed environmentally acceptable, the project’s chief engineer Aaron Bok says. Consultants completed the project’s environmental impact assessment for the Highways Department Mr Bok describes the planning process as | Read More

Some Engineering firms see 6% rise in 2010

October 29, 2009,AEDT

In the recent post from ENR.com it found that CEO’s of Engineering & design-build firms predicted a rise of 6% in revenues in 2010 based on a recent survey by Environmental Financial Consulting Group. One CEO commented that the competitive bidding | Read More

Louisiana Urban Stormwater Coalition First in USA

October 15, 2009,AEDT

Environment News Service reports Concern about the rate of development of Urban Stormwater Programs by municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) permit holders in Louisiana has prompted the formation of the Louisiana Urban Stormwater Coalition by representatives of some of | Read More

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