AILA 2009 Conference – Shifting Perspective + Practice

November 20, 2008,AEDT

The 2009 AILA (Australia Institute of Landscape Architects) National Conference seeks responses to these needs through showcasing various examples of professional engagement in developing contemporary community perspectives of real and imagined landscapes. The Conference sessions and speakers will explore the proposition that the built environment design professions should lead positive | 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 Hefazi recently patented, could use the wind energy along beaches, | 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: AZCENTRAL.com – Tempe building to be supergreen.

Madrid seeks to deepen ties with Indian metros -The Economic Times

October 22, 2008,AEDT

Eyeing business opportunities and increased tourism, the Spanish capital of Madrid is seeking to deepen its engagement with Indian metros, particularly New Delhi, by showcasing its expertise in the area of efficient and sustainable development of cities. SOURCE: The Economic Times.– Madrid seeks to deepen ties with Indian metros – | Read More

HK under fire for bright lights

October 22, 2008,AEDT

Many green groups have recently taken aim at lighting in the international city of Hong Kong. Friends of the Earth have called upon retailers to minimise the lighting and to turn off many of its lights during the (after 2am). SOURCE: Reuters UK ‘Hong Kong night light pollution under the | Read More

Scientists, Sustainable South Bronx: Cool Surfaces Can Combat NYC Pollution, Save Energy, Improve Health; Green-Collar Jobs Needed

October 16, 2008,AEDT

“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 Environment, written in partnership between Sustainable South Bronx (SSBx) and | Read More

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