Sustainability to be woven into new buildings – Gulfnews

Rayeesa Absal of Gulf News reports “Upcoming buildings in the capital will need to have a minimum level of sustainability woven into their design plan in order to enable developers to secure the approval of the authorities for any project, officials told Gulf News.

Moving a step ahead of the Estidama (sustainability in Arabic) initiative launched in 2008 by the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC), the council has unveiled a new development benchmark called Estidama Integrative Design Process (EIDP).”

{SOURCE: Gulfnews: Sustainability to be woven into new buildings}.

11X Design Tour – Portland

Free open house of 11 modern architectural home designs by 11x Design in Portland

10AM – 5PM Saturday 21 February

Go here for the map of the designs and details

Master plan for development of PCB areas soon-The Times of India

The Times of India  reports “A master plan for the development of infrastructure in the Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) jurisdiction is in the offing. Board members are contemplating over forming a committee for studying infrastructure requirements of the cantonment with a view to develop the plan.”

[SOURCE: The Times of India – Master plan for development of PCB areas soon]

Falling traffic force Mexican airports to mothball new terminals

Flight Global reports “Two major new terminals are being mothballed and a third terminal is being closed in Mexico as the country’s airport operators struggle to cope with a steep decline in traffic.”

[SOURCE: Flight Global – Falling traffic force Mexican airports to mothball new terminals]

OMA of Netherlands to design Taipei Performing Arts Centre

monstersandcritics.com – Dutch firm Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) beat 135 rivals from 24 countries on Thursday to win the contract to design a world-class performing arts centre in the Taiwan capital Taipei.

[SOURCE: monstersandcritics.com – OMA of Netherlands to design Taipei Performing Arts Centre]

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