Pecha Kucha Beijing Volume No.8

April 22, 2008,AEST

Pecha Kucha Beijing Volume No.8  –  18th of May 2008  –  04:00pm at Yugong Yishan –  Admission RMB 20, After a small pause to regain energy, Pecha Kucha Beijing is back in full swing!The line up of Volume 8’s speakers is compiled of | Read More

Hungry Mile wasteland warning

April 17, 2008,AEST

THE man advising New York on how to revamp its public spaces has slammed the NSW Government’s plan for the former Hungry Mile site, warning it will become “fearsome at night” and a “wasteland” on weekends and public holidays. The | Read More

Korea to help out with Hanoi’s new urban center

April 6, 2008,AEST

Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea, will contribute 90 percent of the cost of mapping out a new urban center along Hanoi’s Hong (Red) River, the Hanoi Planning and Architecture Department said Saturday. After the project plan is | Read More

Bigger cities means more poverty says UN

March 21, 2008,AEST

Urbanisation in the Asia-Pacific region has driven up poverty, says the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (Escap). The agency’s latest yearbook showed that with an increase in urbanisation and growth, urban poverty had also worsened. | Read More

The Chinese: from Yellow Peril to Green Peril?

March 11, 2008,AEST

Daniel Ben-Ami writes a thought provocating essay on China that debunks some of the generalisations that we have read over the years about China and its disregard for the environment The possibility that China could become a fully industrialised and | Read More

Good Design is Good Business – May 23 2008

March 10, 2008,AEST

BusinessWeek and Architectural Record will honor building and planning projects that are reshaping modern China at the second biannual “Good Design Is Good Business” China Awards in Shanghai on May 23, 2008. A jury of editors has selected 13 projects, | Read More

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