Subway station architects intend to cheer you up

November 18, 2008,AEDT

The Start reports “In anticipation of the extension of the Spadina subway north from Downsview, the TTC has hired a gaggle of globe-trotting architects to design six new stations. Among them are two leading U.K. practitioners, Will Alsop and Norman | Read More

Wind Turbine Goes Urban – Press-Telegram

November 11, 2008,AEDT

But two Cal State Long Beach engineering professors aim to fix that problem with their design for a high-efficiencyefficient turbine that can generate electricity from the much-slower wind speeds in urban areas. The device, which professors Hamid Rahai and Hamid | Read More

Growing cities ‘facing water crisis’

November 5, 2008,AEDT

“Exploding urban populations are threatening to spark a water and sanitation crisis in many cities – particularly in the developing world – experts have warned. The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) predicts an additional two billion people will live in | Read More

Tempe building to be supergreen

November 5, 2008,AEDT

Innovative green features in Tempe’s new Transportation Center will make it one of the most energy-efficient buildings in the nation when the office block opens next month. SOURCE: – Tempe building to be supergreen.

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