Two Eminent Landscape Architects join Innovation Council

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).

Vestas Wind Systems opens S$500m R&D firm in Singapore

SINGAPORE: The world’s biggest supplier of wind power technology is pumping S$500 million into Singapore over the next ten years.

SOURCE: Channelnewsasia.com.

Making memories – ArabianBusiness.com

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 –

Rutland and RBS to appeal against 2,600 homes masterplan refusal – Property Week

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.

Chinese park – A place where man improves on nature — Shanghai Daily | wå¥ — English Window to China New

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

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