Solar-powered cars begin race to Calgary

July 15, 2008,AEST

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 | Read More

RMJM help inner city youths become architects

July 14, 2008,AEST

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 | Read More

Climate Change top of the Agenda @ G8

July 6, 2008,AEST

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, | Read More

Lower Don Lands project receives sustainable development award

July 6, 2008,AEST

Waterfront Toronto, alongside Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, has been honoured for the sustainable design of its Lower Don Lands project. The new development, one aspect of Waterfront Toronto’s 8000-hectare central waterfront transformation, recently received the 2008 Royal Architecture Institute of | Read More

It’s one big battle for the brains – The Times

June 30, 2008,AEST

Chris Reay, the CEO of Engineer Placements, says the industry is especially vulnerable because engineers are in demand around the world. He says that often when he tries to contact some of the engineers on his company’s database he finds | Read More

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