Scape Design Associates appointed for new public square

November 18, 2009,AEST

Landscape architect Scape Design Associates has been appointed to create a new public square in a major west London shopping area after beating shortlisted rivals Gillespies and Burns & Nice. The design will be developed with continued public consultation for | Read More

The State of Town Planning in Ghana

November 17, 2009,AEST

Kwadwo (Kojo) Fordjour, AICP has written a great article published at Ghana Web which looks at the state of Town Planning in Ghana. Ghana has a population of 22 million with 385 towns and cities, however there is little planning | Read More

Masdar to use more PV’s to power city

November 12, 2009,AEST

With the recent drop in costs for photovoltaics (PV) and the effect of dust and haze on solar-thermal technology(the technology originally planned) has caused a rethink in supplying energy to Masdar. The utilities management company has decided to use 50% | Read More

Decaying mall prime for redevelopment in Lexington

November 11, 2009,AEST

View Larger Map Recently,  Kentucky.com published an interesting article about Lexington Mall. A mall that has slowly died over the last 20 years and become part of the urban decay of Lexington. The site now offers a great opportunity for | Read More

Biz investment down, focus shifts to infrastructure

October 30, 2009,AEST

Queensland Business Review reports A rebound in business confidence has not yet translated into investment intentions, with Queensland, Australia relying on a strong pipeline of infrastructure projects to drive the economy to more stable ground. The latest Access Economics-Arup Investment | Read More

Some Engineering firms see 6% rise in 2010

October 29, 2009,AEST

In the recent post from ENR.com it found that CEO’s of Engineering & design-build firms predicted a rise of 6% in revenues in 2010 based on a recent survey by Environmental Financial Consulting Group. One CEO commented that the competitive bidding | Read More

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