Miami Beach opens its new South Pointe Park – Miami Travel Examiner

March 25, 2009,AEDT

Miami Travel Examiner reports “The Miami Beach Parks & Recreation Department paid $22.4 million to redesign and rebuild South Pointe Park, which reopened on March 22, 2009, after two years of construction.” Hargreaves Associates landscape architects were part of the team for the redesign. SOURCE:Miami Travel Examiner – Miami Beach | Read More

Hoku Solar Plan to Build Oahu’s Largest Solar Farm

January 26, 2008,AEDT

Hoku Solar, Inc plan to build Kapolei Sustainable Energy Park which would be the largest photovoltaic (PV) facility on Oahu. The Kapolei Sustainable Energy Park would be capable of generating approximately 1.5 megawatts of photovoltaic power. Over the life of the system, it would produce enough electricity to power approximately 6,700 | Read More

Dongtan Eco city shouldn’t be a marketing piece – Planners

January 26, 2008,AEDT

Two countries will lead the world in eco-cities: China and Britain.” The words of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown lingered in the cold Shanghai winter air long after he had given tacit approval to the Dongtan ‘eco-city’, set to be constructed on the formerly preserved wetlands of Chongming Island, near | Read More

Developer’s vision is frightening, says mayor

January 22, 2008,AEDT

Auckland mayor John Banks has attacked a city developer and his plans for five apartment blocks on the water’s edge at Orakei. As resource consent hearings for the development started, Mr Banks took the unusual step of issuing a statement to the Herald criticising the proposal and developer Tony Gapes’ | Read More

Masdar and Hydrogen Energy plan clean energy plant in Abu Dhabi | ADFEC

January 22, 2008,AEDT

Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s initiative for renewable and alternative energy and clean technology, and Hydrogen Energy, the joint venture between BP Alternative Energy and Rio Tinto, announced the signing of an agreement to work together on the front-end engineering design of an industrial-scale hydrogen-fired power generation project with capture of the | Read More

Singapore landscape industry to grow 10% a year

January 22, 2008,AEDT

The landscape industry is worth an estimated S$1 billion and the government expects it to grow rapidly. This is according to the Minister of State for National Development, Grace Fu. She was speaking at the Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects (SILA) Design Awards Presentation and Dinner on Monday evening. Ms | Read More

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