Government bans urban dwellers from buying farm houses

December 17, 2007,AEDT

The Chinese central government is reiterating that urban dwellers are banned from buying residential land or houses from farmers. Contrary to a recent report, the Chinese Ministry of Land and Resources says land owned collectively by villagers’ committee will not | Read More

Busan to Have 117-Story Building(The Korea Times)

December 16, 2007,AEDT

Busan Metropolitan City will launch a big project to build a 117-story resort building. According to Busan Urban Development Corporation (BUDC), it will enter into an agreement with “Triple Square Consortium (TSC)’’ on Tuesday to construct the super large resort | Read More

Skypark – The way of the future?

December 9, 2007,AEDT

All you need to do is take the elevator to the SkyPark of The Gramercy’s sweeping three-level amenity deck that begins on the tower’s 35th floor. Award-winning designers Jerde Partnership have brought tropical island getaway to this residential project that | Read More

Experimental designs

December 8, 2007,AEDT

Architects Anupam Bansal and Rajesh Dongre find interesting ways to blend their buildings with the surrounding landscape. Most laboratories in India are rather dull box-like spaces — their architecture focussing on functionality without even a passing nod at the aesthetic. | Read More

Housing Policy tabled in Indian Parliament

December 8, 2007,AEDT

The National Urban Housing & Habitat Policy 2007 seeks to promote various types of public-private partnerships for realizing the goal of “ Affordable Housing For All’ with special emphasis on the urban poor. This was stated by Kumari Selja the | Read More

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