Urban SOS – AECOM student ideas competition

May 5, 2010,AEST

AECOM has launched for its second year, an open student ideas competition for 2010 – Urban SOS. The competition seeks to engage students in the design, planning, architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, engineering, environmental and related fields, with the urban | Read More

Ecological Urbanism Book Launch Reception at Harvard GSD

May 3, 2010,AEST

Ecological Urbanism book launch will be on the night of May 3  at Back Yard 6:30pm – 8:30pm While climate change, sustainable architecture, and green technologies have become increasingly topical, issues surrounding the sustainability of the city are much less developed. | Read More

Marsa Al Nejoum unveils master plan

April 29, 2010,AEST

Marsa Al Nejoum has unveiled the master plan for its waterfront Nujoom Islands project in Sharjah. The master plan of phase one has been approved by Department of Survey and Planning, Sharjah. The developers have completed a major part of | Read More

The New Bund in Shanghai

April 19, 2010,AEST

With only 12 days to the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai you have probably seen images of the new Expo site with its amazing pavilions. But there is more going on in Shanghai in the last 2-3 years than the | Read More

Harvard changing the profession

April 19, 2010,AEST

Karen Weintraub recently wrote an article for the Boston Globe – At Harvard, landscape architects reinvent roles, link disciplines in which Weintraub interviews Charles Waldheim on how the profession of landscape architecture is changing by winning and managing development projects | Read More

Gulf Landscaping opens in Abu Dhabi

March 29, 2010,AEST

Gulf Landscaping 2010 starts in Abu Dhabi, UAE today with His Excellency H.E. Rashid Mubarak Al Hajeri, Chairman of the Department of Municipal Affairs inaugurating the event which will showcase both the theory and shared best practice for those involved | Read More

New ‘Future Cities Laboratory’ for Singapore

March 29, 2010,AEST

ETH Zurich, a Swiss University and the National Research Foundation of Singapore have signed an agreement for the “Future Cities Laboratory”. This set the seal on the structure of the new platform for urban development in Singapore. In this project, | Read More

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