Estate Gardens by ValleyCrest Launches in Dallas

September 8, 2008,AEDT

ValleyCrest Companies, the leading national full-service landscape firm with $1 billion in revenue, today announced that they will be re-branding the residential design-build efforts in the Dallas area under the Estate Gardens by ValleyCrest name. Providing seamless design-build services, Estate Gardens by ValleyCrest offers luxury residential landscape services to homeowners, | Read More

Jordan initiates environmental forum to tackle urban challenges_English_Xinhua

August 27, 2008,AEDT

Jordan will host the Eco-Cities of the Mediterranean Forum 2008 scheduled to open on Oct. 18 with aims to tackle urban environmental issues and promote environment-friendly practices across the Mediterranean region, local daily The Jordan Times reported Wednesday. SOURCE: Xinhua – Jordan initiates environmental forum to tackle urban challenges_

Jordan initiates environmental forum to tackle urban challenges_English_Xinhua

August 27, 2008,AEDT

Jordan will host the Eco-Cities of the Mediterranean Forum 2008 scheduled to open on Oct. 18 with aims to tackle urban environmental issues and promote environment-friendly practices across the Mediterranean region, local daily The Jordan Times reported Wednesday. SOURCE: Xinhua – Jordan initiates environmental forum to tackle urban challenges_

Reimagining Cities after Oil – UPenn – 7-8 November

August 23, 2008,AEDT

This ground-breaking symposium has been organized to address the role of urban design in the face of one of the most profound and important challenges facing global society: the need to re-imagine and rethink how cities are designed and organized in a future without the plentiful and abundant oil upon | Read More

Hyder appoints new CEO

July 16, 2008,AEDT

 Ivor Catto, currently a member of the Executive Board of Atkins, has been named as successor to Tim Wade as chief executive of Hyder Consulting. He will take on the role on 1 December. Tim Wade, who had announced he would retire on 31 August, will stay on until that | Read More

Gulf Landscaping – Abu Dhabi

July 15, 2008,AEDT

Gulf Landscaping is an exhibition for the booming Middle East outdoor design and landscaping architecture industries. The exhibition will serve as a sourcing platform and networking event for the regions landscape architects, developers, contractors and other key buyers to enable them to select products, services and solutions for the huge | Read More

Solar-powered cars begin race to Calgary

July 15, 2008,AEDT

CBC.ca reports that 15 solar-powered cars, including four managed by teams from Canadian schools, rolled out of a suburb of Dallas, Texas, on Sunday en route to Calgary in the 2008 North American Solar Challenge.The race should end on July 22 at the University of Calgary CBC.ca – Solar-powered cars begin | Read More

RMJM help inner city youths become architects

July 14, 2008,AEDT

Scotsman.com reports that RMJM the Edinburgh based firm has launched a  project worth £1m  in conjuction with the Stephen Lawrence Trust to encourage more inner city youths from ethnic minorities to pursue a career in architecture. RMJM worked on the Scottish Parliament building hopes that the project will increase the diversity and creativity of | Read More

Climate Change top of the Agenda @ G8

July 6, 2008,AEDT

Numerous news sources have reported on the G8 summit with Climate Change seen as the one of the top issues that needs to be addressed. The other critical issues are being referred to as the 3F Crisis – Food, Fuel, Finance. With many countries heading into slow down and some | Read More

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