Dubai to spend through crisis

FT.com reports

“The Dubai government is planning an expansionary budget to stimulate the economy next year as the emirate seeks to spend its way through the global financial crisis.
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‘Two children the limit,’ says NA Standing Committee

Viet Name news agency reports

“Most members of the National Assembly Standing Committee reached a consensus to declare each couple should have no more than two children in the amended Population Ordinance at a meeting in the capital ….”

SOURCE: Viet Nam News.

Sasaki Associates has oldest green building in Massachusetts – Watertown, MA – Watertown TAB & Press

Sasaki Associates, a world-famous architecture firm, has over the years turned its Pleasant Street headquarters into a petri dish for green design.

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2008 Chicagoans of the Year in architecture: Daniel Wheeler and Lawrence Kearns of Wheeler Kearns Architects | The Skyline

2008 Chicagoans of the Year in architecture: Daniel Wheeler and Lawrence Kearns of Wheeler Kearns Architects

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Purdue students go global with service projects

“From Kenya to South Africa to Ecuador, Purdue University students are using the skills they learn in the classroom to help others around the world.

Kim Wilson, a professor of horticulture and landscape architecture, will travel with 12 students to Ecuador on May 19. She says they hope to complete some of the design projects previous classes worked on during the past four years.

“A new government was elected this year, and there is money to implement a few of the sustainable designs in the rainforest village of San Miguel, including a boat ramp and central open space,” Wilson said. “Also, Bahia de Caraquez would like us to continue with their waterfront design along the Pacific Coast.”

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