Former Indonesian President hopes for better urban planning

October 14, 2009,AEDT

According to the Jakarta Post, the former president of Indonesia BJ Habibie came out yesterday suggesting that urban planning laws were not enough and that urban planning requires better implementation. The Jakarta Post reported that Habibie said “Don’t assume that | Read More

Beijing CBD expansion plan to be chosen this year

October 13, 2009,AEDT

Beijing City government has placed seven alternative design for the Beijing CBD public display. Beginning yesterday they were opened for public comment as apart of a six-day CBD International Business Festival.  A plan will be selected by the end of | Read More

Link urban and rural India

October 9, 2009,AEDT

Prakash Joshi of the The Times of India reports in Link urban and rural India, says Rahul “There is one India living in the urban areas, which is completely different from the one in rural India. We have to connect | Read More

City an ‘obese parody’

October 7, 2009,AEDT

The Age reports FEDERAL Labor MP Kelvin Thomson has savaged the Victorian Government’s handling of urban planning in a blistering newsletter to constituents. Mr Thomson said the State Government’s planning blueprint Melbourne 2030, which aimed to reduce urban sprawl, had | Read More

Shortlisted Designs for the development of Queens Wharf

September 30, 2009,AEDT

The Winners for the Queens Wharf Competition in Auckland, New Zealand has been announced after thorough evaluation and assessment, five designs have been selected from the 237 original entries. The Finalists Design number 024 – Andrius Gedgaudas, Architect, Shanghai China. Design | Read More

Zoo to get first master plan in 134 years

September 16, 2009,AEDT

The Alipore Zoo in India was founded in 1875 spread across 45 acres housing numerous animals. A new masterplan is being formulated to upgrade facilities, change the housing of most animals, and ban visitors from being food to the zoo. | Read More

Winner announced for new School of Design competition

September 15, 2009,AEDT

John Wardle Architects and Office dA have been named the winners of the competition to design the landmark new Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning site at the University of Melbourne. The building will include dedicated spaces for research into | Read More

Aboriginal landscape management used to reduce emissions

September 14, 2009,AEDT

Dean Yibarbuk from the Bininj(Aborginal) man from Nangark of the Gurrguni clan has written an article in The Guardian about using ancient landscape management practices to manage Northern Australia. The article does not provide how the techniques are reducing emissions | Read More

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