Landscape Architects in high demand in Australia

EMPLOYERS found it harder to fill jobs in November than at any point in the last year, according to a private employment index.

The figures are further evidence yet of a tightening labour market and inflationary pressures, after the Reserve Bank warned that it “remains concerned about the outlook for inflation”.


Landscape architects were in a good position to demand high wages, heading the list of highly sought after employees.

Employers do most of the seeking | PerthNow
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SEBA Real Estate announces the innovative design of SEBA Tower – SEBA Real Estate

SEBA Real Estate unveiled one of its spectacular developments “SEBA Tower”, an architectural marvel that will enhance the skyline of the capital and set the bar for innovative urban design.

The AED 600 million mixed-use tower is strategically located in the city’s most prestigious address. Over 262,000 square feet of office and retail space and 316 luxurious residential apartments will be ready for rent by mid 2010. The unique design of this 50 stories silhouette will be visible from miles around.

SEBA Real Estate announces the innovative design of SEBA Tower – SEBA Real Estate.

 

IFLA Congress Call for Contributions Deadline Approaching

The final opportunity to submit contributions  for the 45th International Federation of Landscape Architects World Congress 2008 to be held in the Netherlands must be submitted before December 31st 2007.

The topic “Transforming with Water” of the IFLA World Congress will bring together professionals in landscape architecture, spatial planning, and urban development as well as water management experts from many countries in the world.

Guidelines for Contributions
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IFLA 2008 Congress Website

Ontario’s worst river trails garbage, sludge and toxins

One can tell it is rocking with the wind by the slabs of ice floating on its surface – a translucent jigsaw puzzle that carries the chocolate bar wrappers, empty beer cans and plastic pop bottles that have become a familiar part of this sorry scenery.

This is the mouth of what Environment Canada has deemed one of the worst rivers in the country.

The 38-kilometre Don River has been hard at work since the city came into being. Mills and factories popped up along the riverbanks and were followed by petrochemical plants and other pollution-heavy industrial endeavours.

TheStar.com Ontario’s worst river trails garbage, sludge and toxins.

Shortage of Residential Land In Delhi

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has reported that in Master Plan of Delhi-2021 (MPD 2021), it has been estimated to accommodate 23,000,000(230 lakhs) of projected population by 2021 for which the additional requirement of urban extension would be 20,000 to 22,000 ha. of urbanisable land within development time-frame of 15-16 years.

PIB Press Release.