Sacking galore: Situation grim on job front – XPRESS

January 2, 2009,AEDT reports “…..XPRESS tally, based on unofficial estimates of job losses in Dubai since November 2008, showed thousands of job cuts, including the 3,370 announced by companies as of December 28.” [SOURCE: Xpress: News | Sacking galore: Situation grim on job front].

BMW Park gets Rp 4b for design, assessment – The Jakarta Post

January 2, 2009,AEDT

Jakarta Post writes “The city administration has allocated Rp 24.5 billion (US$2.2 million) this year to spruce up BMW Park (Clean, Humane and Dignified) in Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta.” [SOURCE: The Jakarta Post – BMW Park gets Rp 4b for design, assessment]

City looks for ways to trim tree costs –

December 30, 2008,AEDT reports “Before the City Council held its final meeting of the year Dec. 16, the council’s legislative and environmental committee convened at City Hall to discuss the city’s bid to shift responsibility for street tree maintenance to homeowners, a measure intended to save $189,000 annually and, council members said, | Read More

UA course offerings are increasingly green – ®

December 29, 2008,AEDT reports“A towering cylinder holds rainwater on reserve, which feeds into a pond to irrigate a re-created desert ecosystem.It is here, at the University of Arizona’s School of Architecture, where students use innovative building materials to adapt to a change in environmental awareness.” SOURCE: AZSTARNET.COM – UA course offerings are | Read More

Massive quake rebuild holds key for China economy – Reuters

December 29, 2008,AEDT

Simon Rabinovitch of Reuters reports “Quake reconstruction is a central plank of the government’s stimulus plan for the ailing Chinese economy, set to take one-quarter of Beijing’s promised 4 trillion yuan ($580 billion) spending boost and to create millions of sorely needed jobs.” read the full article @ the [SOURCE: | Read More

Dubai to spend through crisis

December 28, 2008,AEDT reports “The Dubai government is planning an expansionary budget to stimulate the economy next year as the emirate seeks to spend its way through the global financial the full article @ the [ / Middle East – Dubai to spend through crisis].

Nemetschek North America Updates Vectorworks 2009 Product Line

December 22, 2008,AEDT

Nemetschek North America announced the release of its Service Pack 2 for the Vectorworks 2009 line of software, which includes Vectorworks Designer, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Landmark, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vectorworks Machine Design, Vectorworks Fundamentals, and Renderworks. goto Nemetschek for the download SOURCE: Nemetschek North America Updates Vectorworks 2009 Product Line.

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