Students called to design sustainable community – Building Design

January 10, 2009,AEDT

Technology giant Cisco has launched a competition for architecture graduates and undergraduates to design the “connected community of the future” Entries must be submitted by February 27, and the winning design will be awarded £2,000, with an exhibition of finalists’ ideas to be held at the RIBA. For more information | Read More

Autodesk University starts tomorrow

December 1, 2008,AEDT

AUTODESK UNIVERSITY — More than 9,000 design professionals from 74 countries will again descend on Las Vegas this week for what has become a yearly pilgrimage of all things Autodesk . Attendees at Autodesk University (AU) 2008 will experience design innovation through the voices of customers in industries such as | Read More

Digital Cities: London´s Future

November 26, 2008,AEDT

Date: 20 November – 24 January 2009 Digital Cities looks at how digital technology helps us understand and improve the planning and experience of our city. Curated byThe Building Centre and Sir Terry Farrell The Building CentreStore StreetLondonWC1E 7BTT: +44 (0) 207 692 4000www.buildingcentre.co.uk [SOURCE: Building Centre – Events.

Light-rail stations reflect neighborhoods – azcentral.com

October 22, 2008,AEDT

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.

A DIY Guide To Building A Green Roof Hits The Virtual Shelves.

August 10, 2008,AEDT

London, England. Two of the UK’s leading proponents of green roofs have teamed up to produce ‘THE DIY GUIDE TO GREEN & LIVING ROOFS’ – a guide aimed at individuals with a Do-It-Yourself inclination along with those having trouble persuading local contractors to take up the challenge of installing a | Read More

$400m windfarm approved

July 29, 2008,AEDT

Otago Daily has reported that a $400m NZD ($295m USD) Mahinerangi windfarm proposed by Trustpower has been approved by the Environment Court. Read more @ the SOURCE: Otago Daily

Solar-powered cars begin race to Calgary

July 15, 2008,AEDT

CBC.ca reports that 15 solar-powered cars, including four managed by teams from Canadian schools, rolled out of a suburb of Dallas, Texas, on Sunday en route to Calgary in the 2008 North American Solar Challenge.The race should end on July 22 at the University of Calgary CBC.ca – Solar-powered cars begin | Read More

Going up – Vertical gardens catch on – Vancouver Sun

July 6, 2008,AEDT

Vancouver is in the middle of a green wall revolution. A record number of these environmentally friendly sustainable “living” walls – also called vertical gardens – are being built here at the moment. One of the first ones went up a couple of years ago at the aquarium’s Aquawest Learning | Read More

Singapore’s First Water Week Sees Deals Worth Over $270M U.S.

July 2, 2008,AEDT

Governments, utilities providers and water companies signed 27 agreements totalling more than SGD367 million (USD270 million) during the first Singapore International Water Week, which drew to a close last Friday. In addition, a water fund was launched to attract SGD435 million (USD320 million) in investments in Asian water projects. SOURCE: | Read More

Landscape Architects to get new Design Hub building at RMIT

July 1, 2008,AEDT

The Age newspaper has reported that  Architect and RMIT alumnus Sean Godsell unveiled his plan for the Design Hub to BusinessDay yesterday, an innovative, landmark building for the city that has a “second skin” enveloping an eight-level tower. The building will be on the corner of Swanston and Victoria streets, | Read More

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