Leaning from the Leadership of Asian Cities
Many Australian planners and politicians seem to retreat back to comfortable European examples of city form when projecting their visions for the growth of Australian cities.
How Can We Make our Cities Greener and More Liveable?
Living architecture is part of a broader notion of green infrastructure that also encompasses water sensitive urban design, integrated water cycle management, green streets, urban food,...
Green Library Facilitates Environmental Education
The green building sector reached another important first with the opening of the world’s first green library for children in Singapore.
Poor IAQ and the Low-tech, Low-cost Solution
The World Health Organization (WHO) has linked poor IAQ and the inhalation of certain pollutants to a range of cardiovascular and respiratory ailments, including cancer. Tackling...
How Plants Can Improve the Airport Experience
Airports are often a place of considerable waiting.
Comparing NZ and Singapore’s Taxation Regimes
Having spent a lot of time on work related matters in Singapore and New Zealand, it is fascinating to see how uncompetitive Australia is on the...
Singapore’s Unique Green Building Technology Consortium
The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) has brought together international and local engineers, architects, developers and building solutions providers to help develop and test green building...
World’s Best Infrastructure Investment Markets Unveiled
The world's best markets for infrastructure investment have been revealed.
Hong Kong and Singapore Top World Infrastructure Rankings
Two Asian cities have topped the latest list of global infrastructure quality compiled by the World Economic Forum.
Singapore's GIC to Buy US Property Firm for $US8b
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC will buy IndCor Properties, one of the biggest industrial landlords in the US, from parent firm Blackstone for a whopping $US8.1...
Singaporeans Set to Take Over Australand
Residential and commercial property giant Australand has agreed to a $2.6 billion takeover bid made by Singaporean developer Frasers Centrepoint.
Singaporeans Beat Stockland's bid for Australand
A Singaporean-listed real estate company has issued a $2.59 billion offer for Australand Property Group, beating out the most recent takeover bid made by Stockland.