Indonesian dam warnings ignored – theage.com.au

March 31, 2009,AEDT

theage.com.au The dam wall at Situ (Lake) Gintung south of Jakarta was breached early on Friday morning. Nirwono Yoga, the head of the Indonesia Landscape Architecture Study Group,….. warned of a calamity after conducting three surveys of Jakarta’s dams in 2005, 2007 and 2008. read the full article @ the | Read More

Into the future – The Boston Globe

March 29, 2009,AEDT

Robert Campbell in a recent The Boston Globe looks into “What changes could coming years bring to Boston’s landscape? We asked the Globe’s architecture critic to gaze into his crystal ball and tell us the shape of things to come.” Read the full article @ the [SOURCE: Into the future | Read More

Urban areas offer hidden biodiversity – physorg.com

March 24, 2009,AEDT

physorg.com reports “Kristina Hill, associate professor and director of the Program in Landscape Architecture at the University of Virginia, said considering biodiversity in urban design is particularly important as human density in coastal areas continues to increase……..” Read more of the article @ the SOURCE: Phyorg.com – Urban areas offer | Read More

Drought means fewer wildflowers – TDTNews.com – Temple Daily Telegram

March 23, 2009,AEDT

TDTNews.com – Temple Daily Telegram Dennis Markwardt, Texas Department of Transportation’s director of vegetation management, interviewed by Temple Daily Telegram states that this year is one of the worst years on record for wildflowers for many areas in Texas. Apparently the TXDOT stated back in 1932 cultivating wildflowers – “TxDOT | Read More

Fear of green building costs unfounded – Business 7

March 23, 2009,AEDT

Business 7 reports “Research conducted on behalf of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Scotland (RICS Scotland) has found green building design is not as costly as developers believe.” Read the full article @ the [SOURCE: Business 7 – Fear of green building costs unfounded]

Futurist: Toronto in 2010 – Torontoist

March 17, 2009,AEDT

The Torontoist is running a special section this week to look at the future of Torontogoto Futurist: Toronto in 2010 – Torontoist to find out more information

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