West 8 receives Bijhouwer Award

November 7, 2008,AEST

West 8 urban design & landscape architecture will receive the Bijhouwer Award for its exceptional and high quality design and implementation work in the areas of Garden Design and Landscape Architecture. The jury’s report stated that West 8 has been | Read More

China’s developers suffer a pig of a year

November 6, 2008,AEST

“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

Stantec Announces New President & CEO

November 5, 2008,AEST

“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

Growing cities ‘facing water crisis’

November 5, 2008,AEST

“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

Award-winning Nanjing to spend $4b on new housing

November 5, 2008,AEST

“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

Tempe building to be supergreen

November 5, 2008,AEST

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.

Two Eminent Landscape Architects join Innovation Council

November 5, 2008,AEST

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

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