New Estidama website launched –

February 22, 2009,AEDT

AMEinfo reports “The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC)has launched the new web site version of Estidama – sustainability in Arabic…….The state-of-the-art online portal includes a number of interactive tools that allow users home page customization according to their bespoke | Read More

Industrial chic – globe and mail

January 10, 2009,AEDT reports “The Wychwood streetcar repair barns were once a major hub of the Toronto Civic Railway, the forerunner of the TTC. After an environmentally-friendly makeover, they have become some of the most desired spaces for artists in the city. | Read More

Abu Dhabi’s UPC launches Estidama sustainable programme

November 21, 2008,AEDT

To enable Plan Abu Dhabi 2030, the Urban Structure Framework Plan for Abu Dhabi, to establish a distinctive framework for measuring sustainability performance beyond the usual planning and construction phases, The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC), the agency responsible | Read More

Blue Is the New Green – –

November 21, 2008,AEDT

Allison Arieff in her Blog at the looks at how water is becoming the new green now that oil has dropped to $60 a barrel. Here is an excert from her blog “Although 70 percent of the earth is covered with water, just | Read More

Wheels are turning for cycle hire

November 21, 2008,AEDT

Ambitious plans to provide a cycle hire scheme in London by May 2010 are achievable according to a feasibility study released on the 18 November. Transport for London has now invited companies interested in running the scheme to get in | Read More

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