Look at risks of flooding during urban planning in Arab countries

An international conference here on wadi hydrology has urged decision makers in the Arab countries to take into consideration the risks of flooding during urban planning. It also called for a ‘deeper understanding’ of the hydrology of wadis, developing an early warning system in the areas with arid and semi-arid climate and draw up a comprehensive management plan for water resources to achieve sustainable development in the Arab world.

Khaleej Times Online – Look at risks of flooding during urban planning.

Housing Policy tabled in Indian Parliament

The National Urban Housing & Habitat Policy 2007 seeks to promote various types of public-private partnerships for realizing the goal of “ Affordable Housing For All’ with special emphasis on the urban poor. This was stated by Kumari Selja the Minister of State for Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation,

PIB Press Release.

Landscape Architects in high demand in Australia

EMPLOYERS found it harder to fill jobs in November than at any point in the last year, according to a private employment index.

The figures are further evidence yet of a tightening labour market and inflationary pressures, after the Reserve Bank warned that it “remains concerned about the outlook for inflation”.


Landscape architects were in a good position to demand high wages, heading the list of highly sought after employees.

Employers do most of the seeking | PerthNow
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SEBA Real Estate announces the innovative design of SEBA Tower – SEBA Real Estate

SEBA Real Estate unveiled one of its spectacular developments “SEBA Tower”, an architectural marvel that will enhance the skyline of the capital and set the bar for innovative urban design.

The AED 600 million mixed-use tower is strategically located in the city’s most prestigious address. Over 262,000 square feet of office and retail space and 316 luxurious residential apartments will be ready for rent by mid 2010. The unique design of this 50 stories silhouette will be visible from miles around.

SEBA Real Estate announces the innovative design of SEBA Tower – SEBA Real Estate.

 

IFLA Congress Call for Contributions Deadline Approaching

The final opportunity to submit contributions  for the 45th International Federation of Landscape Architects World Congress 2008 to be held in the Netherlands must be submitted before December 31st 2007.

The topic “Transforming with Water” of the IFLA World Congress will bring together professionals in landscape architecture, spatial planning, and urban development as well as water management experts from many countries in the world.

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IFLA 2008 Congress Website

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