Business 7 reports
“Research conducted on behalf of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Scotland (RICS Scotland) has found green building design is not as costly as developers believe.”
“New York City’s urban grid is dense, so when new developments pop up, we root for intelligent and environmentally-positive design that balances out the concrete with a little bit of greenery. Architect Enrique Norten and his NYC-based firm, TEN ARQUITECTOS…..”
“When Robert Lemon, a UC Berkeley landscape architecture grad student, was a community planner in Columbus, Ohio, he noticed that despite the car-oriented landscape, residents of the city’s Latino community, for the most part, liked to get around on foot and bicycle….”
“Creating a presence of both Port Angeles and the downtown area would be one way to create a more inviting city, a group of architects told Port Angeles leaders and citizens on Wednesday night.
Today the Asia Eco Green Building Congress started with workshops in Shanghai by Woods Bagot and EMSI.
Tomorrow formal opening and presentations will be made by speakers from ARUP, Cundall, EDAW, Woodhead, Woods Bagot, Meinhardt and Shanghai Expo organisers. The congress will go until 19 March
for more details goto the Congress Website