Community Housing Development in Williamsburg

December 4, 2007,AEDT

WILLIAMSBURG — “Higher and deeper” is the theme for the affordable units at the proposed Domino Sugar Refinery development on the waterfront in Williamsburg. “That’s the key,” said Michael Lappin, president of the Community Preservation Corp., adding, “We have pledged | Read More

Chicago’s Alleys Turning Green

December 3, 2007,AEDT

A new initiative will help make Chicago’s 1,900 miles (3,000 kilometers) of alleyways more sustainable. The miniature streets behind homes and buildings, used mainly for garbage collection and parking access, keep main roads cleaner and less congested but are prone | Read More

Granton Harbour ‘like a dreary Beijing estate’

December 3, 2007,AEDT

GRANTON Harbour has received the dubious honour of being shortlisted for the notorious ‘Plook on the Plinth’ award. Judges compared the waterfront development to a “dreary market-driven estate” in Beijing, rather than the iconic project that developers envisaged. It also | Read More

Metro: Integrating Habitats. A design competition.

December 3, 2007,AEDT

Integrating Habitats. A design competition. Planning and stewardship › Land and development › Nature-friendly development › Integrating Habitats. A design competition. Integrating Habitats calls for innovative, visionary design proposals that combine design excellence, ecological stewardship and economic enterprise. Metro: Integrating | Read More

£1 Billion Golf Course trumped by the local Council

December 1, 2007,AEDT

‘Donald’s Trumptown dream in the dunes is dented by conservationist councillors’ DONALD Trump’s dream of building the world’s greatest golf course in Scotland, his mother’s homeland, lay in ruins last night after it was rejected by local councillors. more at | Read More

AIA – Green Building Report

November 30, 2007,AEDT

‘Cities with Green Building Programs Have Increased More Than 400% since 2003’ American Institute of Architects report spotlights geographic breakdown, case study examples and recommendations for local program development Washington, D.C., November 28, 2007 — Since 2003 the number of | Read More

Waste Management in Europe

November 30, 2007,AEDT

This new brochure examines the contribution the LIFE programme has made to promoting innovative waste management in Europe. It sets out the major European waste legislation and provides information on a series of LIFE projects engaged in innovative solutions to | Read More

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