London, England. Two of the UK’s leading proponents of green roofs have teamed up to produce ‘THE DIY GUIDE TO GREEN & LIVING ROOFS’ – a guide aimed at individuals with a Do-It-Yourself inclination along with those having trouble persuading local contractors to take up the challenge of installing a | Read More
Caught in a blizzard of outdoor advertising, Kyiv seems to have turned into a slick commercial capital. But while some find the advertising blitzkrieg alluring and profitable, others are desperately trying to cut through the clutter. Read more @ the SOURCE: Kyiv Post – Uncontrolled outdoor advertising floods Ukrainian capital.
JARDIM VISTA, led by Richard Westcott, has recently landscaped a new entrance at one of the Algarve’s most prestigious tourist resorts – Vale do Lobo. Read more @ the SOURCE: Euro Weekly News – New entrance at Vale do Lobo
Proposed new guidelines could lead to people chopping down or not planting new trees, the Landscape Institute warned. President Neil Williamson called on the British Standards Institution (BSI) to change their plans for guidance on tree safety and criticised proposals for failing to properly balance the risks and benefits of | Read More
A native planting theme makes a nice, simple statement for Aotea Square, says landscape architect Rod Barnett. Mr Barnett, part of the team that has come up with a proposed $25 million makeover of Aotea Square, yesterday hit back at criticism over the loss of flower beds and exotic trees. | Read More
Eco-towns: a design for lifeThey could be the answer to our housing and carbon-footprint problems, so why are people opposed to new towns? SOURCE: Eco-towns: a design for life – Times Online.
ArquitectonicaGEO has been selected as the landscape architect for the new Miami Art Museum (MAM). According tothe Miami-based firm, the design team has brought to life a highly artistic and rigorous landscape image envisioned by Herzog & de Meuron and has added significant elements of sustainable design, native plants, and | Read More
Whether called Barangaroo, East Darling Harbour or the historically evocative Hungry Mile, the site is Sydney’s greatest opportunity in a century to rethink the relationship between the city and harbour. Read more @ the SOURCE: smh.com.au – A rare chance to get the city’s waterfront right
Property company CB Richard Ellis Vietnam Thursday urged developers to shift the focus to smaller and more affordable apartments, saying end users are expected to make up the largest ratio of buyers this year. “For now, speculators have left the market,” Nguyen Thai Nguyen, a deputy director at the Ho | Read More
Forget the common icons of global warming. Fuming tailpipes and industrial smokestacks, it turns out, are less culpable for climate change than a set of offenders hidden in plain sight: buildings. Read more @ the SOURCE: Business Week – Building a Greener America.