France unveils Green Taxes

December 5, 2007,AEDT

France’s environment ministry unveiled a system of green taxes on gas-guzzling cars and bonuses for cleaner vehicles, as part of a nationwide strategy to slash global warming emissions. From January | Read More

Council Overrided As Housing Plan Wins Out

December 5, 2007,AEDT

BUILDING 800 homes on green belt land will reduce the Bromley borough’s historic housing shortfall overnight’, according to a developer. Asprey Homes won an appeal against Bromley Council’s decision to | Read More

Vietnam Reform

December 5, 2007,AEDT

The People’s Council in HCM City also met yesterday. Authorities announced a new municipal governance model, already approved by the Prime Minister, to be adopted in the next few years. | Read More

Walkable cities are newly desirable

December 5, 2007,AEDT

Caitlin Jones and her fiancé, Evan Oxfeld, grew up in suburbs where getting anywhere worth going required a car. When they started looking for a home together, they wanted something | Read More

Banking on a Norman Foster Building

December 5, 2007,AEDT

The Murezzan is an attractive complex refurbished with new designs by Sir Norman Foster – and in which Credit Suisse has opened its new St. Moritz branch. Inside, a series | Read More

Vail Colorado – Green Development

December 5, 2007,AEDT

Trygg and other Minturn residents say that they welcome the Ginn Development Co.’s plan to build all of its buildings that are more than 20,000 square feet to green building | Read More

Sydney addicted to cars

December 5, 2007,AEDT

Sydney is being choked to death by cars and cut off from its best asset, the harbour, by a freeway and rail link, according to renowned Danish urban designer trying | Read More

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