Central Brooklyn Design Review – Metropolis POV

Daniela Morell writes in Metropolis POV

“I recently went to the end-of-semester review for Pratt’s urban-design studio, Central Brooklyn: A Model Net-Zero Carbon District. Led by the professors Viren Brahmbhatt and Meta Brunzema (a runner-up in Metropolis’s Next Generation competition), students attempted to find serious urban-design solutions to issues surrounding climate change.”

read the full article @ the [SOURCE: Metropolis POV » Central Brooklyn Design Review].

City looks for ways to trim tree costs – Recordnet.com:

Recordnet.com reports

“Before the City Council held its final meeting of the year Dec. 16, the council’s legislative and environmental committee convened at City Hall to discuss the city’s bid to shift responsibility for street tree maintenance to homeowners, a measure intended to save $189,000 annually and, council members said, to maintain Stockton’s street trees better.”

[SOURCE: Recordnet.com: City looks for ways to trim tree costs].

UA course offerings are increasingly green – www.azstarnet.com ®

azstarnet.com reports
“A towering cylinder holds rainwater on reserve, which feeds into a pond to irrigate a re-created desert ecosystem.
It is here, at the University of Arizona’s School of Architecture, where students use innovative building materials to adapt to a change in environmental awareness.”

SOURCE: AZSTARNET.COM – UA course offerings are increasingly green – www.azstarnet.com

Editor – UA offer Landscape Architecture courses

Urban Playground – The Boston Globe

“As politicians weigh economic stimulus for cities, research suggests a surprising way to succeed: make it fun”

read the article @ the SOURCE: The Boston GlobeAs politicians weigh economic stimulus for cities, research suggests a surprising way to succeed: make it fun

Macau Daily Times – Dongguan officials visits Macau counterparts, exchange urban planing

Dongguan officials visits Macau counterparts, exchange urban planing experience

SOURCE: Macau Daily Times – Dongguan officials visits Macau counterparts, exchange urban planing.

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