South China Morning Post: One-stop Hong Kong database portal planned by 2023 to ease information gathering and spur ‘smart city’ development . “For contractors planning to develop a piece of land in Hong Kong, it can be a nightmare trying to get hold of crucial data detailing what goes on underground. 72 more words
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With a 25 year career in property, Nigel McKenna is one of the most experienced development managers in New Zealand. As Development Director of DASL Nigel has extensive understanding with leading large diverse teams and undertaken a wide variety of highly specialized projects. 272 more words
The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), The UK National Commission of UNESCO, The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU): Inviting applications for ‘The Cities for our Future challenge’ to find imaginative problem solvers from the wider field of surveying, urban design, architecture and engineering to submit transformative ideas for projects and policies that solve some of the defining challenges of our time: Rapid Urbanization, Climate Change and Resource Scarcity.
Funding brief: The Cities for our Future Challenge is a global competition run by the Royal Institution Of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in partnership with UNESCO UKNC and the ACU. 321 more words
Mid Day: Mumbai: American Photographer Launches Crowd-Sourced Aarey Forest Image Bank. “ Boehman, an independent photographer, is the man behind Aarey Forest Image Bank. The database, which can be found on Instagram, Facebook and mainly Flickr, is meant as a crowd-sourced pool of photographs that offers vignettes of life in Aarey Milk Colony, which has become the heavily contested site between the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRC) and, those on the other side of the debate, such as environmentalists and the adivasis.” “Adivasis” is a term for indigenous people in India.
is a director of Sills van Bohemen, the Auckland architecture practice she founded in 2001 with Aaron Sills.
The practice has built a reputation for its urban design practice and has undertaken master planning, parks and streetscape design, and written design guidelines and best practice manuals. 212 more words