ADB to help China fight desert drift

January 15, 2008,AEST

China is getting outside help for a project to stop the alarming spread of deserts in its western interior that causes siltation of the Yellow River, the Asian Development Bank said Saturday. Manila-based ADB said it will help Beijing design | Read More

Mouchel wins £10m Liverpool school

January 15, 2008,AEST

Liverpool City Council’s Children’s Services Directorate has commissioned 2020 Liverpool, a joint venture between consultant Mouchel and Liverpool City Council, to design a new school and residential buildings worth £10m. Following a feasibility study and options appraisal, carried out by | Read More

China’s cities: faster, bigger, better?

January 12, 2008,AEST

Today Pudong has joined Manhattan and the City of London as one of the world’s foremost business hubs. Countless other Chinese cities are determined to follow in Shanghai’s steps. Cities have been the engines of China’s economic growth, contributing 70% | Read More

N.Y. leads USA in green construction

January 12, 2008,AEST

Two days ago, the Verdesian, a 26-story rental building developed by the Albanese Organization, became the first multi-family, residential high-rise building in the United States to receive Platinum LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) status from the U.S. Green | Read More

Our endangered coast – Australia

January 12, 2008,AEST

COASTAL development, rising sea levels, increasing storm surges and a vocal community are a potent political mix. The climate change debate has rightly focused on the critical need to reduce carbon emissions but inadequate attention is being given to what | Read More

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