Hamilton cuts waterfront budget

November 10, 2009,AEDT

Image via Wikipedia The Royal Gazette reports The Corporation of Hamilton (Bermuda) has revised its plans for a waterfront development — slashing the budget from a quarter of billion dollars to less than $200 million. Mayor Charles Gosling announced that “It | Read More

New carbon-negative cement wins Competition

November 10, 2009,AEDT

London Development Agency reports The London Development Agency (LDA) has congratulated a London company that has been recognised for its innovative and environmentally-friendly approach to construction. The company was recognised for its potential contribution to the engineering and construction industries | Read More

Burning issue of Spain’s wetlands

November 10, 2009,AEDT

Aljazeera.net reports The European Union is asking Spain why one of its precious wetland reserves has been allowed to dry up so much that the peat which lies beneath the surface is on fire. Ecologists blame the mismanagement of water | Read More

Toronto awarded 2015 Pan Am Games

November 10, 2009,AEDT

InsideToronto reports Toronto has won its bid to host the 2015 Pan Am Games – meaning that Scarborough will have a new LRT line servicing Malvern, and the Scarborough Campus of the University of Toronto will be home to a | Read More

AECOM wins US$60-million Kai Tak redevelopment project

November 9, 2009,AEDT

Image via Wikipedia AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that it has won key contracts worth US$60 million from the Hong Kong | Read More

Developer ordered to pay settlement for draining wetland

November 8, 2009,AEDT

Image via WikipediaA developer was ordered to pay a $250,000 settlement for draining a wetland near Cabrillo Mobile Home Park in Huntington Beach. The developer must also restore the environmentally sensitive area. The settlement will be paid to coastal regulators. The | Read More

Naples Botanical Garden Set to Open – November 14

November 6, 2009,AEDT

The Naples Botanical Garden (that WLA previously reported on) will be officially opened to the public at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 14, 2009. “This is the world’s first significant tropical botanical garden to open in decades and the only | Read More

Boom in design review prompts new guidance

November 5, 2009,AEDT

The number of design review panels has more than doubled in the last five years, so that now almost every local authority has access to high quality independent design advice. Over 80 panels are up and running across England. New | Read More

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