HKS begins green design group – Dallas Business News

“Dallas-based HKS Inc., the world’s ninth-largest architecture firm, has launched a group to promote eco-friendly design with its staff and clients.”

[SOURCE: dallasnews.com – HKS begins green design group | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Dallas Business News].

Dubai to spend through crisis

FT.com reports

“The Dubai government is planning an expansionary budget to stimulate the economy next year as the emirate seeks to spend its way through the global financial crisis.
read the full article @ the [SOURCE:FT.com / Middle East – Dubai to spend through crisis].

2008 Chicagoans of the Year in architecture: Daniel Wheeler and Lawrence Kearns of Wheeler Kearns Architects | The Skyline

2008 Chicagoans of the Year in architecture: Daniel Wheeler and Lawrence Kearns of Wheeler Kearns Architects

SOURCE Chicagotibune – 2008 Chicagoans of the Year in architecture: Daniel Wheeler and Lawrence Kearns of Wheeler Kearns Architects

Suntech To Supply 3 MW of Solar to World Expo Shanghai 2010 – Renewable Energy World

 Renewable Energy World reports

Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. announced that it has won a bid to supply, design and install building integrated photovoltaic systems (BIPV) with a total capacity of 3 megawatts (MW) on the China and Theme Pavilions at the World Expo Shanghai 2010. The projects, which will be the largest BIPV installations in China, are scheduled to be completed by September 2009.

SOURCE:  Renewable Energy WorldSuntech To Supply 3 MW of Solar to World Expo Shanghai 2010 –

Architecture review of the year 2008 – Telegraph

Check out the Telegraph.co.uk 2008 list of “Building projects crunched by the economic downturn, architectural heroes and villains.”

read more @ the SOURCE: [Telegraph.co.uk – Architecture review of the year 2008]

Professor Robert Gottlieb Interview by Streetsblog

Streetblog posted an interview with “Robert Gottlieb is the Henry R. Luce Professor of Urban Environmental Studies and Director of the Urban Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College. The Institute seeks to marry education with action and thus Gottlieb and his students have become a major force for transportation reform in Los Angeles”.

read the full interview @ the [SOURCE: Streetsblog » Streetsblog Interview: Professor Robert Gottlieb]

Daniel Parker: Why bother ‘planning’ if we defy smart growth? – tallahassee.com – Tallahassee Democrat

The Dec. 14 Associated Press analysis “Planning hasn’t prevented growing pains” needs to be put into local perspective to fully understand the difference between a legal view to planning and a sustainable one.

read the full blog piece @ the SOURCE:  tallahassee.com – Tallahassee Democrat Daniel Parker: Why bother ‘planning’ if we defy smart growth?

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