Journal of Landscape Architecture available

November 18, 2008,AEST

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,AEST

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,AEST

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,AEST

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,AEST

“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

Enhancing HK’s cityscape

November 13, 2008,AEST

Landscape architecture – a profession that focuses on the shaping of outdoor space and improves the interaction between people and the environment – has become indispensable to public works in recent years as there is a growing demand for a | Read More

Transport key to cities’ growth: minister

November 13, 2008,AEST

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

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