Developer’s vision is frightening, says mayor

January 22, 2008,AEST

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 | Read More

Singapore landscape industry to grow 10% a year

January 22, 2008,AEST

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 | Read More

City builders to keep people in mind

January 22, 2008,AEST

Environmentalists, urban planners and experts at a seminar in the city said architecture and life are closely related with each other. While planning a city and designing any architecture, all should keep in mind the welfare of the people, socio-cultural | Read More

Dubai Municipality undertakes 109 landscape projects

January 22, 2008,AEST

Dubai Municipality has announced that it will undertake this year 109 landscape and beautification projects worth Dhs463 million which will include development of the existing six public parks, setting up of 21 neighbourhood parks, 23 community facilities, four Ponds Parks | Read More

John Atkin selected for Beijing Olympic exhibition

January 21, 2008,AEST

John Atkin, Reader in Fine Art at Loughborough University, has been selected from 2,600 applicants to create a new sculpture for the major exhibition at Olympic Park, Beijing later this year. His initial designs received an ‘outstanding award’ from the | Read More

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