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[26 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

A reconstruction project that will see one of Dubai’s oldest parks transformed into an eco-friendly haven for the public is now 20 per cent complete, theeasterntribune.com reports. Image source The 3.7-acre Satwa Reservoir Park was originally built in 1980 and is famous for its centrepiece – a 40-metre tall water tank. The government announced recently […]

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[9 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

Jeb Brugmann, the author of several titles on urban development, has praised the impact of recent sustainability practices in making many of the world’s biggest cities more efficient and eco-friendly. The writer of ‘Urban Revolution’, a guide on the anatomy of the urbanising planet, says it won’t be long until these schemes cause cities to […]

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[19 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]

A sustainable estate in South Tyneside has been nominated for a top national green award. Sinclair Meadows, near the Laygate area, has beaten 300 other projects to get down to the last six in the Development of the Year (Small Schemes) category of the UK Housing Awards 2013. The first ‘carbon negative’ housing development of […]