Moscow rises to Foster’s space-age vision approved

January 6, 2008,AEST

Moscow planners have approved Lord Foster’s design for the world’s biggest building – likened by critics to an alien spacecraft and a “dahlia stuck in a string bag”. The British architect’s £2bn “city within a city”, Crystal Island, will be | Read More

A Borrowed Place on Borrowed Time

January 6, 2008,AEST

In Hong Kong, where land for construction is scarce and commerce has long ruled, preservation has usually given way to a tide of urban development. Few of the British expatriates and Chinese immigrants who came to the city with the | Read More

London Olympics bringing in more equipment for clean up

January 3, 2008,AEST

The London Olympics site is current undergoing remediation and has just brought in more moachinery to clean 750 tonnes of soil per day. The construction program starts in spring with the Olympic Stadium. Read more at Building.co.uk

MacWorld – VectorWorks 2008 Review

January 2, 2008,AEST

MacWorld review a program loved by many landscape architects for its intuitive design layout and ability for the trained to produce great designs with ease. MacWorld goes through all the new changes to Vectorworks 2008 such as Heads-up display, Workgroup | Read More

Greece to transform airport into a park | Spero News

December 29, 2007,AEST

A MULTIMILLION-EURO plan to transform Athens’ former airport into a residential park complete with sports venues and leisure and business centres has been met with mixed reactions by experts. On November 26, Public Works Minister George Souflias opened the Elliniko | Read More

Ecotourism in Yunnan (5 Part Series)

December 28, 2007,AEST

Ecotourism is becoming more popular in China and Lila Buckley of the Globalist took a hands on approach to reasearching Eco-tourism for herself.An interesting read about the growing trend of Eco-tourism in China. read more at The Globalist

Public Sculpture by Conceptual Artist Dennis Oppenheim

December 28, 2007,AEST

Philadelphia has a new sound. Home to the Declaration of Independence and the famous Liberty Bell, the city now hosts an installation of bell-like public sculpture by conceptual artist Dennis Oppenheim. Wave Forms is spectacular, featuring six, 20 foot, bell | Read More

Small-Scale Businesses Forestall a Green India

December 27, 2007,AEST

With one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, India is expected in the coming years to produce ever more of the greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming. But many business owners in small industries either fail to understand the relevance | Read More

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