Recycled sewerage for Library landscape

December 15, 2007,AEST

Human waste from the new mega-library in Peppermint Grove will be recycled and used on a $1 million landscaped park around the building. It will be the first time the technology has been used in Australia. Harvested “brown water” will | Read More

Lawrence Livingston Jr., ‘Mr. Open Space,’ dead at 89

December 14, 2007,AEST

Lawrence Livingston Jr., a planner who left his mark on everything from San Francisco’s Market Street to the Bay Area’s natural landscape, has died at his home in Tiburon. Lawrence Livingston Jr., ‘Mr. Open Space,’ dead at 89.

Fountain figures might pour cold water on project

December 14, 2007,AEST

As workers pounded in tall fence posts and moved stacks of metal barriers into Washington Square Park on Monday and Tuesday, cordoning off the area for Phase I of the park’s renovation, opponents were making a last-ditch effort to derail | Read More

New galleries take shape at Botanical Garden

December 14, 2007,AEST

For years, the aluminum lath house that sheltered the Desert Botanical Garden’s treasured cactus collection sorely needed a dynamic makeover. Considered state of the art in 1950, the space had long ago reached capacity, with specimens poking through the top | Read More

Residents may get new view

December 14, 2007,AEST

City landscape architects will go to work on the railroad running through Scarborough and Riverdale over the next few months, to try and find a way to hide two intrusive new signal towers from residents along the line. The two | Read More

AECOM announces Services contract with Libya

December 13, 2007,AEST

AECOM Technology Corporation a leading provider of professional technical and management services announced today that it has signed a five-year contract which authorizes to a potential total value of $574 million. AECOM will lead the Program Management Department for the Great Socialist | Read More

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