VIDEO: How to create edible landscapes in your community

August 10, 2012,AEST

Pam Warhurst is the Chair of the Board of the Forestry Commission gives a passionate TED presentation about edible landscapes in which she highlights how simple it is to get communities mobilised growing their own food in public and privates spaces.

The new urban India

March 27, 2010,AEST

The Wall Street Journal has an interesting article – Re-Imagining a New Urban India (subscription) written by Jaydeep Mody and Divya Dwivedi. The article looks at how urbanisation and economic growth go hand in hand and require macro and integrate | Read More

KCAP wins Bay of Pasaia masterplan competition

March 4, 2010,AEST

KCAP Architects & Planners have won the prestigious masterplanning competition for the development of a 70 hectare site at the Bay of Pasaia, San Sebastián, Spain. The site, currently used for harbor activity, will gradually become available for redevelopment. The | Read More

Abu Dhabi releases Urban Street Design Manual

February 22, 2010,AEST

The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) recently released a new street design standards in line with the Capital 2030 plan. The Urban Street Design Manual is based on key design principles including environmental sustainability embodied by the Estidama initiative. | Read More

Bond University to have new school of architecture

February 16, 2010,AEST

Bond University located on the Gold Coast of Australia is to introduce a new school of architecture due to the increasing demand for sustainably built environments. The new school will open in January 2011 in a newly built 6-star Green | Read More

Re:Vision Dallas winner announced

November 25, 2009,AEST

Urban Re:Vision and the Central Dallas Community Development Corporation announced that “Forwarding Dallas” has been selected as the winning design from Re:Vision Dallas, an international design competition. The challenge, to transform a vacant inner-city block behind City Hall into a | Read More

Michigan school creates sustainable architecture program

November 17, 2009,AEST

design-training.com reports Michigan”s Ferris State University has announced plans to introduce a new undergraduate degree program in sustainable design. Beginning in fall 2010, the Bachelor of Science in architecture and sustainability program, a degree offered through the school”s College of | Read More