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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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Patong Hotel Conversion For Banyan Tree’s New HOMM Brand

Category: Hotels, Posted:12 Jan 2022 | 08:00 am The 71-room Bliss hotel in Patong, Phuket has been converted to Banyan Tree’s HOMM brand. Banyan Tree is looking to fast-track expansion with three new brands a key strategy of conversions of existing hotels. The HOMM Bliss Southbeach Patong is the debut for the lifestyle-focused HOMM. Expect more announcements shortly on new Banyan Tree brands […]
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Three More Thailand Sandboxes Join Phuket On Tuesday

Category: Tourism, Posted:09 Jan 2022 | 20:33 pm The Thai government has added three more  Sandbox destinations along with Phuket for vaccinated international travelers. Effective on Tuesday 11th January 2022, Phang Nga (including Khao Lak), Krabi, and Surat Thai (Koh Samui, Koh Pha-ngan, and Ko Tao) will be open to Sandbox visitors. The current Sandbox restrictions mean a minimum of seven-night stays in […]
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Choice Brand For New Phuket Hotel

Category: Hotels, Posted:30 Dec 2021 | 09:37 am The new upscale Quality Resort and Spa Patong will open in early 2022. Quality is a brand under Choice Hotels International, and the property is operated under a master-franchise agreement with a third-party management group La Vie Hotels & Resorts. La Vie currently operates a number of hotels across Asia Pacific. With 88-rooms, the Quality […]