Tree protection measure requires flexibility

August 3, 2009,AEST

Just read Chris Grygiel of blog post about the new tree measure in Seattle that could grant developers exemption for retaining trees if the trees preclude or prohibit the development of the site. This new tree protection measure seems | Read More

Argentine Rodent Devastating US Wetlands

August 3, 2009,AEST

Nutria is a rodent – Image Source – Flickr: blmurch reports Billions of dollars are spent every year in the United States in an attempt to control invasive species. Plants and animals brought legally and illegally into the country, | Read More

In the News – Weekend 1-2 August

August 2, 2009,AEST

Bicyclists take to Chicago streets clear of traffic  [Chicago Tribune] (updated with correct link 8/5) A Fourth Urbanism, Part 6: Limitations on Urbanism [Huffington Post] Goettsch Partners Wins Design Competition for Soochow Securities Headquarters [contract magazine] Health center steel tops | Read More

Calgary’s Calatrava footbridge unveiled

August 1, 2009,AEST

Calgary Herald reports CALGARY – The newly released design for the city’s new pedestrian bridge has been derided by some Calgarians as a gaudy red waste of $24.5 million, and praised by others as a sleek, elegant contribution to downtown | Read More

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