Oases in the sky are a growing trend in our concrete jungles

February 18, 2008,AEST

Scientists and property developers say green roofs on commercial buildings are good for the environment and good for the soul. “Green roofs reduce energy through insulation, reduce stormwater run off and benefit individuals and communities,” says Green Roofs Australia president | Read More

MoMA and P.S.1 Announce Young Architect Winner

February 16, 2008,AEST

The Museum of Modern Art and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center announced the winner of the ninth annual MoMA/P.S.1 Young Architects Program: WORK Architecture Company from New York. This year, five finalists selected by a closed nomination process were asked to | Read More

Blow for wind farm proposals

February 16, 2008,AEST

PLANS for a controversial wind farm near Pontefract have been slammed by a Wakefield Council consultant.The news has come as a massive boost to local pressure groups fighting a dogged campaign to see off the plans by developers Banks Developments. | Read More

Latest News

February 2, 2008,AEST

North America Detroit: City’s plan to put foreclosed homes to use – freep.comHit by a deluge of foreclosures in the past three years, the City of Detroit said it has found a tool to get some of the houses back into | Read More

A Landscape in Winter, Dying Heroically

February 1, 2008,AEST

ON a cold January afternoon in this tiny village near the German border, the garden designer Piet Oudolf put on a heavy coat and led the way out of the 1850s farmhouse he shares with his wife, Anja, and into | Read More

India polarised over water privatisation

January 31, 2008,AEST

Across India, there is a rising tide of water privatisation projects made possible in recent years by a radical departure in the way national policy views water. Water is no longer just a public service to be delivered by governments | Read More

Iran News – Iran joins IFLA

January 31, 2008,AEST

Iranian Association of Greenery Engineers has joined the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), Iran Daily reported. A team of experts headed by IFLA president, Diane Menzies visited Iran on January 25 to become familiar with landscape design in the | Read More

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