Urban forest grows in Soweto

April 15, 2008,AEDT

The target is to plant 200 000 trees in dry and dusty Soweto by the end of the year. Already well on the way, City Parks has a number of tree-planting projects on the go. WITH thousands more trees being | Read More

BWTC spins turbines for the first time

April 14, 2008,AEDT

The Atkins designed Bahrain World Trade Center (BWTC) made history last week as the turbines on this pioneering project turned together for the first time. The three 29m-diameter turbine blades on Bahrain’s iconic landmark are the first in the world | Read More

Playing with different spaces

April 7, 2008,AEDT

An abandoned municipal area, alongside a neglected backyard in Bat Yam, has been turned into a blossoming garden over the past three weeks, serving dozens of the city’s residents: pensioners, new immigrants, solitary people and families. “We decided to do | Read More

Urban agriculture exploding in Vancouver

April 6, 2008,AEDT

As our cities grew and our housing settlements changed, we began to separate the places where we live from the places where food is grown. The average North American food item now travels 1,500 kilometres to reach the grocery store | Read More

Can eco-density be beautiful? – Crosscut Seattle

March 29, 2008,AEDT

Can eco-density be beautiful? By Adele Weder Vancouver, B.C. wrestles with how to make new buildings and greater density produce better, less uniform architecture. It turns out nobody has a very clear image of what that would look like. …..Nobody | Read More

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