Tianjin – Eco city under construction

October 13, 2008,AEST

AFTER 17 months of painstaking preparation and planning, Singapore and China yesterday began construction of their flagship eco-city, with a ground-breaking ceremony attended by top leaders from both countries. Singapore’s Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao | Read More

Green Streetscapes

October 6, 2008,AEST

THE English have their allotments; in Sydney we use the streets. In a variation on guerilla gardening, Sydneysiders are moving veggie plots from the backyard to the street verge, and converting formerly fallow public land into mini-market gardens. read more | Read More

Schmidt Hammer Lassen masterplans eco-town for Estonia – Building

September 23, 2008,AEST

Schmidt Hammer Lassen is working on the masterplan for an 481,000m2 eco-town, named EcoBay, overlooking the Baltic Sea near Tallinn in Estonia, to house 6,000 people. Read more @ the SOURCE: Schmidt Hammer Lassen masterplans eco-town for Estonia – Building.co.uk

Pentagon Memorial dedicated today

September 11, 2008,AEST

“The Pentagon memorial will be inaugurated today 7 years after 9/11. This memorial is the result of a competition won by KBAS Studio, who worked closely with the familiars of the victims. Pre fabrication and computer modelling where vital on | Read More

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