“Until only a few months ago, property developers in China thought they were at the forefront of one of the great booms of the age, the fastest urbanisation in history. Even in China, however, where the financial system has been | Read More
“Ron Triffo, Chair of the Board of Directors for Stantec announced today that Robert (Bob) Gomes will succeed Tony Franceschini as the Company’s next President & CEO, effective May 15, 2009. Tony Franceschini, who has led Stantec since 1998, will | Read More
“Herzog & de Meuron’s Tenerife Arts Space (TEA) has been inaugurated in Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary Islands.” SOURCE: Building Design(UK) – Herzog & de Meuron Tenerife Arts Space officially opens
“Exploding urban populations are threatening to spark a water and sanitation crisis in many cities – particularly in the developing world – experts have warned. The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) predicts an additional two billion people will live in | Read More
“Nanjing will spend another 30 billion yuan ($4.41 billion) to renovate 3 million sq m of dilapidated residential areas before the end of 2010, a government spokesman said yesterday. The measures were announced after Nanjing won the top UN Habitat | Read More
Paul Farmer, chief executive officer of the American Planning Association, once summarized his planning concept as “honor history, celebrate the present, and choose the future.” In reality, especially at the current development stage in China, we seem to have too | Read More
Ajman continues to pave the way for big real estate projects to be developed in the emirate by continuing to execute various infrastructure projects, including road networks, and water and drainage systems. SOURCE: AMEinfo.com – Ajman Marina prepares infrastructure for | Read More
Innovative green features in Tempe’s new Transportation Center will make it one of the most energy-efficient buildings in the nation when the office block opens next month. SOURCE: AZCENTRAL.com – Tempe building to be supergreen.
Senator Kim Carr, Australian Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research today said the members of the newly established Built Environment Industry Innovation Council (BEIIC), should champion innovation in the industry. Among the members appointed are two Eminent Landscape Architects | Read More
SINGAPORE: The world’s biggest supplier of wind power technology is pumping S$500 million into Singapore over the next ten years. SOURCE: Channelnewsasia.com.