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VERTICAL GREEN High Rise Sideways City Gardens

Category: , Posted:24 Feb 2010 | 06:00 am

While we all, or at least should understand the benefits of more green areas to help save the planet a project in the US is now looking at vertical gardens on a city high-rise. The façade of a Government building in Portland Oregon will have a mega hedge or vertical garden which reportedly will rise more than 60 meters above the ground.
While proponents are taking a stance that long term energy savings will result, there are many critics who say the associated costs of for the structure are a waste of taxpayers' money. While the controversy rages, some of the more comical opinions have been voices about how to mow the grass or water the lawn on a sideways space.

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PHIST 2021 – Sustainable Asia RE-defined Coming 28 October

Category: Hotels, Posted:11 Oct 2021 | 09:11 am The fourth annual Asian-based sustainability-focused learning event PHIST 2021 will take place in a dynamic virtual setting on 28th October. Organized in Phuket, Thailand with speakers from across the region. PHIST (Phuket Hotels for Islands Sustaining Tourism) has established itself as a leading forum in Asia for sustainable tourism, environmental education for hotels as well […]
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Lonely Planet. Ultimate Vacation Homes. More Phuket Meds

Category: Tourism, Posted:07 Oct 2021 | 21:02 pm It’s Friday and we have a trio of video insights for you. Listen to an intriguing talk with Joe Cummings who is behind the first Lonely Planet Thailand guidebooks. Hear seven short real estate talks on the latest trends. And then, how is Thanyapura looking to expand their medical footprint across Phuket. Right here. Right […]
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Two Neil’s For Six Senses

Category: Hotels, Posted:03 Oct 2021 | 17:35 pm Veteran Asia-Pacific hotelier Neil Palmer has been named Chief Operating Officer of Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas. Palmer is best known as a stalwart executive at Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Meanwhile, Neil Jacobs continues in his role as Chief Executive Officer. Former Six Senses COO Guy Heywood has moved to boutique chain Habitas Hotels.