Each of Metro light rail’s 28 starter line stations has a unique design, with special efforts taken to reflect the neighborhoods where stations are located. read more @ the SOURCE: azcentral.com – Light-rail stations reflect neighborhoods.
Green architect William McDonough has been hailed as a water-walking visionary. The truth is far more complicated. Read more @ the SOURCE: Fast Company – Green Guru Gone Wrong: William McDonough
“China will take multiple measures to support rural economic and social development to realize a balanced growth between its rural and urban areas, according to a Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee decision here on Sunday……” read more @ | Read More
“It is ironic that both India and China are having to grapple, at roughly the same time, with the knotty issue of putting agricultural land to industrial or urban use. India has been beset by a series of protests against | Read More
This was supposed to be the site of Dongtan, the world’s first eco-city, a paradise of sustainable living that would house half-a-million people and set an example to the world. However an investigation by The Sunday Telegraph has revealed that | Read More
Facing a housing market lull which could drag China’s economy further in the backdrop of a worldwide financial crisis, Beijing is probing possibilities to loosen its macro control to activate the real estate sector. As many as 18 Chinese cities, | Read More
“The widespread use of vegetated and highly reflective surfaces in New York City.s built environment could improve the City.s environment, public health, and economy, according to a study released today. Urban Heat Island Mitigation Strategies Can Improve New York City.s | Read More
The Landscape Institute has published a Climate Change Position Statement, ‘Landscape architecture and the challenge of climate change’. Read more @ the SOURCE: Landscape Institute (UK) – Climate Change Position Statement.
Westside Shopping and LeisureCentre, an exciting new development designed by famed architect Daniel Libeskind, opened its doors to the public on Wednesday, October 8. What manyyears ago seemed a visionary, perhaps even utopian, concept for a new city district of | Read More
Street furniture in the modern city is a balancing act between creating revenue stream from advertisers and a clean design element that has good design and function. As reported by the Ottawa Citizen – Ottawa is currently facing this issue and | Read More