A DIY Guide To Building A Green Roof Hits The Virtual Shelves.

August 10, 2008,AEDT

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

Uncontrolled outdoor advertising floods Ukrainian capital

August 7, 2008,AEDT

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.

New entrance at Vale do Lobo

August 7, 2008,AEDT

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

Going native right for Aotea Square, claims landscape architect

August 6, 2008,AEDT

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 life – Times Online

August 5, 2008,AEDT

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 Team Designs Landscape for New Miami Art Museum

August 5, 2008,AEDT

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

A rare chance to get the Sydney’s waterfront right – smh.com.au

August 4, 2008,AEDT

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 

Building a Greener America

August 4, 2008,AEDT

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.

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