Ahearn researches ‘green’ building – Daily Collegian

November 18, 2008,AEDT

Daily Collegian reports that “Professor of landscape architecture and regional planning Jack Ahern returned to the University of Massachusetts after a trip to China last month, where he gave several lectures. According to Ahern, China’s surge in urbanization “may be | Read More

Make and KSS to design Spurs stadium – Building.co.uk

November 18, 2008,AEDT

Building.co.uk reports that KSS, which worked on the City of Manchester stadium, will design the stadium itself. Make will be responsible for the wider masterplan, with landscape designer architect Martha Schwartz and technical engineer Buro Happold also working on the | Read More


November 18, 2008,AEDT

(OTTAWA) – Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) President Cathy Sears is pleased to announce that Paulette Vinette has joined the CSLA as Executive Director. Paulette is a Certified Association Executive (CAE), the professional designation conferred by the Canadian Society | Read More

Journal of Landscape Architecture available

November 18, 2008,AEDT

today the new JoLA issue autumn 2008 came out. Benefit now from a wide range of innovative approaches and new ideas.The autumn issue includes important articles about “Bejing´s New Urban Countryside” or “Planning by Design“. JoLA is published twice a year by | Read More

Singapore: The City Beneath The City

November 18, 2008,AEDT

Science Daily reports “In spite of its small size, the city has a population of five million, and it is an important communications node by both sea and air. ………..authorities are now considering moving some of Singapore’s infrastructure underground. Several | Read More

Grounds for Optimism – UK

November 17, 2008,AEDT

Landscape Institute reports that Grounds for Optimism launched successfully to secondary schools across South East England and Yorkshire and Humberside this September. 100 schools have now signed up to take part alongwith many landscape practices. The repsonse has been fantastic | Read More

How not to fund urban renewal – livemint.com

November 17, 2008,AEDT

Kanhu Charan Pradhan of livemint.com writes ”Continuing growth in India and China is now seen as essential for the world’s economic health. Urbanization is a necessary correlate, if not the engine of that growth. Our flagship urbanization programme is the | Read More

Thailand moves toward addressing Climate Change – UNEP

November 14, 2008,AEDT

“Thailand is increasingly addressing problems of air quality in tandem with those of climate change, recognizing the “co-benefits” of such an approach, said Supat Wangwongwatana, director-general of Thailand’s Pollution Control Department (PCD) at the Better Air Quality (BAQ) 2008 workshop.” | Read More

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