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

A city in the mapping – Chennai

January 12, 2008,AEST

Gargi Gupta from Business Standard weighs the pros and cons of  the second master plan and MAP Chennai Region help the city overcome the problems of rapid urbanisation? You know the truism about the best laid plans of mice and | Read More

L.I. to address workplace shortages

January 12, 2008,AEST

The Landscape Institute is set to launch a major new campaign to promote the study of landscape architecture at university. “I want to be a landscape architect” will raise awareness of the benefits of landscape architecture as a career option | Read More

IBI, Landplan team up in world of urban design

January 12, 2008,AEST

The Calgary office of IBI Group, a multi-disciplinary organization offering services in the areas of urban land, facilities, transportation and systems, has welcomed Landplan Associates in a merger that will operate as a unit of IBI under the name of | Read More

Fifteen Group Unveils Vision for Model Community

January 12, 2008,AEST

Fifteen Group Land & Development LLC today announced a plan to redevelop the 1930s era-Wyvernwood Garden Apartments into a 21st century, sustainable community that increases the amount of rental and for-sale housing, retail and commercial space in Boyle Heights. Los | Read More

Amsterdam neoliberal city?

January 6, 2008,AEST

Amsterdam is investing hundreds of millions of euros in the Zuidas, the new business district south of the city (corporations will also invest in the project, but if it fails, their losses will be compensated with taxpayers’ money). Despite the | Read More

Moscow rises to Foster’s space-age vision approved

January 6, 2008,AEST

Moscow planners have approved Lord Foster’s design for the world’s biggest building – likened by critics to an alien spacecraft and a “dahlia stuck in a string bag”. The British architect’s £2bn “city within a city”, Crystal Island, will be | Read More

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