New green materials testing lab for Dubai – Xpress

June 15, 2008,AEDT

Dubai Municipality has established a new laboratory for testing green materials. The new initiative will be used for assessing the characteristics of these materials as per the international approved standard specifications, said Eng. Hawa Abdullah Bastaki, Director of Dubai Central | Read More

Foriegn firms aren’t just in India for the cash

June 15, 2008,AEDT

The Times of India looks at foreign firms in India and talks about Be it a slum redevelopment project in congested Mumbai or Kolkata’s new museum of modern art, the global imprint on the country’s fast-changing urban landscape is evident. Made | Read More

RhinoTerrain 1.0 for Rhinoceros 4.0 Released

June 13, 2008,AEDT

RhinoTerrain SARL today announced the release of RhinoTerrain 1.0 for Rhinoceros 4.0, a plugin for generation and analysis of accurate 3D terrain models for use in Architecture, Survey, Civil Engineering and Landscaping practices plus support for output to 3d printers. | Read More

IHG to open tallest hotel in Vietnam by 2011

June 13, 2008,AEDT

InterContintenal Hotels & Resorts(IHG) to open Vietnam’s tallest hotel in 2011 InterContinental Hanoi Landmark to occupy upper floors of a new 336-metre tower, one of the world’s tallest buildings  IHG announced the addition of InterContinental Hanoi Landmark, Vietnam’s tallest hotel, | Read More

Seattle Treescape: A bigger canopy

June 13, 2008,AEDT

In a city that says it wants to restore its green, two Seattle City Council members have a good idea: Protect remaining groves of trees. Council President Richard Conlin and Councilwoman Sally Clark say the city needs to update Department | Read More

Unsustainable Seattle – Crosscut Seattle

June 10, 2008,AEDT

When you consider the carbon footprint of new construction, this city promotes growth and development policies that are wasteful, destructive, and myopic. Greens and historic preservationists need to find common cause in creating a truly sustainable urban landscape. SOURCE: Crosscut | Read More

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