Foriegn firms aren’t just in India for the cash

June 15, 2008,AEST

The Times of India looks at foreign firms in India and talks about Be it a slum redevelopment project in congested Mumbai or Kolkata’s new museum of modern art, the global imprint on the country’s fast-changing urban landscape is evident. Made | Read More

RhinoTerrain 1.0 for Rhinoceros 4.0 Released

June 13, 2008,AEST

RhinoTerrain SARL today announced the release of RhinoTerrain 1.0 for Rhinoceros 4.0, a plugin for generation and analysis of accurate 3D terrain models for use in Architecture, Survey, Civil Engineering and Landscaping practices plus support for output to 3d printers. | Read More

IHG to open tallest hotel in Vietnam by 2011

June 13, 2008,AEST

InterContintenal Hotels & Resorts(IHG) to open Vietnam’s tallest hotel in 2011 InterContinental Hanoi Landmark to occupy upper floors of a new 336-metre tower, one of the world’s tallest buildings  IHG announced the addition of InterContinental Hanoi Landmark, Vietnam’s tallest hotel, | Read More

Green revolution: Air is what’s bothering Indians

June 6, 2008,AEST

Most Indians ranked environment pollution as their second worst problem in a list of six and believe that air, water and noise pollution will get worse, says a first-of-its-kind survey conducted by CNN-IBN and Outlook magazine. The survey, in partnership | Read More

World Cities Summit – June 23-25 – Singapore

June 5, 2008,AEST

 World Cities Summit is a premier international conference series on effective public governance and sustainable development of cities. The inaugural event in 2008 will focus on urban development and environmental sustainability issues under the theme “Liveable and Vibrant Cities”. The | Read More

AILA announce list of submissions for 2008 National Awards

June 4, 2008,AEST

AILA (Australian Institute of Landscape Architects) has listed the submissions received for the 2008 Award categories. Design in Landscape Architecture has had 47 entries with a wide range of projects including Wetlands, Skateparks, Beijing Olympic Villages, Universities to Landscape art. | Read More

Free Plastic Bag ban comes into force in China

June 1, 2008,AEST

Today is the first day of the ban on retailers supplying plastic bags to customers. Numerousretailers have started charging customers between 0.3 to 0.5 yuan per bag and supplying the alternative of heshian or material bags for shopping. The law has | Read More

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