“The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC)has launched the new web site version of Estidama – sustainability in Arabic…….The state-of-the-art online portal includes a number of interactive tools that allow users home page customization according to their bespoke needs and specialized interests on sustainability issues.”
[SOURCE: AMEinfo – New Estidama online resource to foster sustainability knowledge and dialogue]
Technorati Tags: Estidama, Arabic, UAE, Sustainability, Abu Dhabi, issues, environment, Dubai,
David Brooks is a Op-Ed Columnist for NYTimes.com where he wrote about where Americans would like to live in the USA:
“You may not know it to look at them, but urban planners are human and have dreams. One dream many share is that Americans will give up their love affair with suburban sprawl and will rediscover denser, more environmentally friendly, less auto-dependent ways of living.”
To read the remainder of this great piece go to the [SOURCE: NYTimes.com – Op-Ed Columnist – I Dream of Denver]
Technorati Tags: urban planning, denver, move west, patterns of movement, elderly, young, family,
Rowan Moore of the Evening Standard writes
“The legacy masterplan is the work of three practices, EDAW, Allies and Morrison, and the Dutch KCAP. All have a reputation for competence and professionalism………”
[SOURCE: Evening Standard – Let’s have an Olympic legacy like this]
Technorati Tags: london, 2012, olympics, legacy, cost, EDAW, KCAP, Allies Morrison
Arch Daily interviewed Shohei Shigematsu of OMA New York office. Interesting video that we found through an interesting site called D A S which has some great information.
Video SOURCE: OMA NY by Archdaily from david basulto on Vimeo.
SOURCE: Archdaily via DAS