Vertical Landscape – the only way is up – Gizmag

July 29, 2009,AEST

Darren Quick writes at Gizmag ……..This shortage of land in many cities has unfortunately also led to a scarcity of natural vegetation in urban settings. We’ve looked at several vertical-farming concepts – dedicated buildings that provide space to grow crops | Read More

In the News – 28th July

July 28, 2009,AEST

Kenya to build Africa’s biggest windfarm as rains fail and hydropower falters – guardian.co.uk Workshop to target invasive plant species – FARMINGTON – Sun Journal Dougco parks embrace sustainable landscapes – Castle Rock – Yourhub.com Green toilets win sustainability award | Read More

A sustainable park grows in Allston – The Boston Globe

July 28, 2009,AEST

A sustainable park grows in Allston – The Boston Globe Harvard University planners, Boston redevelopment officials, and a Cambridge landscape design firm are working together to reincarnate the 1.74-acre space, behind the Honan-Allston branch of the public library, into a | Read More

Urban Footpaths Find Support – Moscow Times

July 28, 2009,AEST

Moscow Times reports Look at Moscow from the air and you’ll see a network of little muddy tracks, skipping over metal railings and concrete barriers, and ignoring the official, paved paths. Urban planning student Fyodor Novikov said he never really | Read More

In the News Weekend – 25-26 July

July 26, 2009,AEST

NDSU not worried about South Dakota architecture competition – INFORUM – Fargo Va. architects see future in eco-friendly design – Times Dispatch Mesa working on broader ‘Bicycle Master Plan’– East Valley Tribue Finalists Selected for Downtown Master Plan – KWCH | Read More

Answers About New York’s Flora – NY Times

July 26, 2009,AEST

Dr. Gerry Moore, director of science for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden answered questions from New York Times readers about the Flora of New York in a three part series. Read Part 1: About New York’s Flora Part 2: About New | Read More

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