Asiaone.com reports that “The quality of urban transport matters greatly to a city’s character, its liveability, and whether it can continue to sustain itself and grow, said Transport Minister Raymond Lim yesterday. ‘Today, about half of the world’s population already | Read More
Hanoi authorities and urban planners often “ignore the infrastructure factor when approving the city’s urban projects” and floods due to heavy rains are the consequence. The argument was made by Ngo Trung Hai, deputy head of the Institute for Urban | Read More
“Premier Campbell shows off new Vancouver Convention Centre’s unique rooftop garden Thursday: $883M centre originally budgetted at $495M” – The Province SOURCE: The Province – Rooftop garden growing along with costs.
West 8 urban design & landscape architecture will receive the Bijhouwer Award for its exceptional and high quality design and implementation work in the areas of Garden Design and Landscape Architecture. The jury’s report stated that West 8 has been | Read More
“Until only a few months ago, property developers in China thought they were at the forefront of one of the great booms of the age, the fastest urbanisation in history. Even in China, however, where the financial system has been | Read More
Ajman continues to pave the way for big real estate projects to be developed in the emirate by continuing to execute various infrastructure projects, including road networks, and water and drainage systems. SOURCE: AMEinfo.com – Ajman Marina prepares infrastructure for | Read More
Senator Kim Carr, Australian Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research today said the members of the newly established Built Environment Industry Innovation Council (BEIIC), should champion innovation in the industry. Among the members appointed are two Eminent Landscape Architects | Read More
SINGAPORE: The world’s biggest supplier of wind power technology is pumping S$500 million into Singapore over the next ten years. SOURCE: Channelnewsasia.com.
Arabian Business have a great interview with the principal of Carol R Johnson Associates(CRJA) and their projects and design initiatives in UAE. Read more @ the SOURCE:ArabianBusiness.com – Making memories – Construction & Industry –
The Shanghai Daily has written an extensive article on the parks in Shanghai. “WESTERN park design harks back to concepts of paradise and unspoiled nature. Not so in China, a traditional “landscape society” that prefers to remodel Mother Nature, writes | Read More