Innovative green features in Tempe’s new Transportation Center will make it one of the most energy-efficient buildings in the nation when the office block opens next month.
SOURCE: AZCENTRAL.com – Tempe building to be supergreen.
Senator Kim Carr, Australian Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research today said the members of the newly established Built Environment Industry Innovation Council (BEIIC), should champion innovation in the industry.
Among the members appointed are two Eminent Landscape Architects
Prof Catherin Bull – Elisabeth Murdoch Professor of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne
Ken Maher – Chairman, Hassell
SOURCE: Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA).
SINGAPORE: The world’s biggest supplier of wind power technology is pumping S$500 million into Singapore over the next ten years.
Arabian Business have a great interview with the principal of Carol R Johnson Associates(CRJA) and their projects and design initiatives in UAE.
Read more @ the SOURCE:ArabianBusiness.com – Making memories – Construction & Industry –
A joint venture between the Rutland Group and Royal Bank of Scotland will appeal Waverley Borough Council’s rejection of its plans for 2,600 homes at the Dunsfold aerodrome near Guildford, Surrey.
SOURCE: Rutland and RBS to appeal against 2,600 homes masterplan refusal – Property Week.
The Shanghai Daily has written an extensive article on the parks in Shanghai.
“WESTERN park design harks back to concepts of paradise and unspoiled nature. Not so in China, a traditional “landscape society” that prefers to remodel Mother Nature, writes Nancy Zhang……”
SOURCE: Chinese park – A place where man improves on nature — Shanghai Daily
It’s been a long time coming – but the city council has finally written out its vision for the heart of Leeds.
SOURCE: Yorkshire Evening Post – Leeds city centre 2020 masterplan revealed – .