To theme, or not to theme?

May 12, 2008,AEST

Does your garden reflect your fantasies? Do your plants make visitors think of Dr. Seuss or Harry Potter?Does your garden path take you back to Shakespearean times, or to the plants of the Bible?If not, this may be the year | Read More

City-state a role model for the world

May 12, 2008,AEST

The most recent topic of global interest is Singapore’s breakthrough on the technology to produce reasonably cheap desalinated and recycled water, which meets some 25% its needs and sharply reduces the dependency on imports. DESPITE a growing disenchantment at home, | Read More

Shrinking public spaces in cities

May 12, 2008,AEST

MANY INDIAN cities do not have public spaces worth their names. Most of the open grounds in urban areas have been converted into stadiums, corporate blocks etc. Space should be such where citizens can gather for conviviality without being bothered | Read More

Design Forum To Visit City

May 12, 2008,AEST

The city is set to host Architectural Dialogue 2008, an international forum and exhibition of architecture and design, whose sponsors include City Hall’s committee for investment and strategic projects. The event will take place from May 23 to June 1 | Read More

USA job market remains optimistic for many graduates

May 12, 2008,AEST

For Oklahoma State University landscape architecture graduate Jessica Waugh, the job search was more of a job sort. Before Waugh even walked across the commencement stage May 3, she’d had four employment offers, including two from out-of-state companies. She picked | Read More

Urban checkpoint – timesofmalta.com

May 12, 2008,AEST

“Contact with the natural environment can be an antidote to some of the unhealthy aspects of an urban environment.” This statement came out of a seminar on mental health organised by the Richmond Foundation. Marking its 15th anniversary, while taking | Read More

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