City planning to stop brain drain

September 1, 2009,AEST

Changchun, Jilin China is planning a 12.5 sq km(4.82 sq m) Hi-Tech development Zone to stop the brain drain of its keen entrepreneurs and skilled workers to Shanghai and Beijing. Chanchun is currently planning to build the Changchun Northeast Innovation | Read More

Taipei to hold Internation Flora Expo in 2010

September 1, 2009,AEST

Taipei, Taiwan will hold a International Gardening and Horticulture Expo from the Nov. 6, 2010 to April 25, 2011. The expo will showcase the indigenous vegetation and be a unique fusion of horticulture and technology. The Expo site is 91.8 | Read More

Glenn Murcutt speaks out about Newcastle University

August 14, 2009,AEST

Glenn Murcutt, the Pritzker prize-winning architect has spoken out about the new and revised architecture and landscape architecture at Newcastle University. Murcutt, particlarly points out that he is amazed at the cutting down of trees and the change in plant | Read More

Melbourne suburbs feeling the squeeze

August 14, 2009,AEST

Melbourne’s established suburbs will require 316,000 new dwellings over the next 20 years in a forecast released by the Government of Victoria. In order to determine a more accurate assessment the government has ordered 31 municialities to make “capacity assessments”. | Read More

Wetland plan gathers dust – Times of India

August 13, 2009,AEST

The Times of India report The Bidhannagar Municipality had last year proposed that the state tourism department develop the 20-sqkm wetland area almost twice the size of Salt Lake falling under its jurisdiction as an eco-tourism centre. However, no initiative has | Read More

Waters Edge re-defines city architecture

August 12, 2009,AEST

Queensland Business Review reports A new development in Brisbane’s West End is set to draw inspiration from the river city, with nearly an acre of waterscape and open subtropical gardens. Upon completion, Waters Edge will comprise two, eight-story residential buildings, | Read More

Leighton awarded expansion of Brisbane’s busway network

August 11, 2009,AEST

Leighton Contractors, in an alliance with the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads, SKM and AECOM, has been awarded a combined $282 million contract to deliver the Eastern Busway – Buranda to Main Avenue to expand Brisbane’s unique busway network. The | Read More

Taipei Pop Music Center International Design Competition

August 6, 2009,AEST

CLICK FOR UPDATE OF STAGE 1 SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED ON 23RD OCTOBER 2009 To encourage pop music creation, patronage performing talents and teams, integrate relevant peripheral industrial development, the R.O.C. plans to build a large pop music performing center in northern | Read More

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