European Green City Index – how green is your city?

December 11, 2009,AEST

Siemens recently published on their website the European Green City Index showing the results of a study conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Copenhagen was ranked #1 with Stockholm (2) and Oslo (3). Dense city centres such as Berlin (8), | Read More

Architects resign from Ottawa Urban Design Review Panel

December 10, 2009,AEST

Earlier this week, Councillor Peter Hume, Chair of the Planning and Environment Committee was informed by letter that all of the architects that were members of the Downtown Ottawa Urban Design Review Panel had resigned. The panel was established in 2005 | Read More

Adams-Sangamon park breaks ground

December 7, 2009,AEST

Gazette Chicago reports What made the recent groundbreaking for the new park at Adams and Sangamon Streets, currently known as Park 542, so “exciting” is “the new design,” said Chris Gent, deputy director of planning and development for the Chicago | Read More

Urban greening projects get green light

December 7, 2009,AEST

China Daily Three remaining greening projects for three areas in Hong Kong Island will begin soon and, given expectations, be completed in the middle of 2011. Together with other ongoing and completed projects, these mark the completion of the Greening | Read More

Reed Hilderbrand to redesign Speed Musuem landscape

December 6, 2009,AEST

89.3 WFPL reports The landscape architects Reed Hilderbrand from Boston will redesign the Museum’s setting along South Third Street on the northwest corner of the University’s Belknap campus. At present the Speed hopes to be in a position to unveil | Read More

Climate Change and COP15 meeting Statement by IFLA

December 4, 2009,AEST

The following is the full statement from International Federation of Landscape Architects released on Friday 4th December in advance of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP15) meeting Statement by the International Federation of Landscape Architects The International Federation of Landscape Architects | Read More

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