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The Supply and Design Cost of COVID-19
PANDEMIC LIKELY TO IMPACT NEAR-TERM SUPPLY AND LONG-TERM DESIGN OF HOUSING As the end of the COVID-19 global pandemic seems nowhere in sight, it has been increasingly difficult to count the total cost of the virus has had (or will continue to have on) our global economy. Among the... Read more
McD thinks about the planet
PART OF ITS SUSTAINABLE INITIATIVE, McDONALD’S GREEN MOVE IN SETIA ALAM PAYS DIVIDENDS BY Zoe Phoon McDonald’s Malaysia’s first full fledge drive-thru restaurant in Setia Alam with sustainable features have enabled operational savings for the quick service chain. According to McDonald’s Malaysia managing director and local operating partner Azmir... Read more
A renewal of life at Sri Ukay
AS PAST SHADOWS BEGIN TO LIFT, THE LUSTRE OF A PRIME NEIGHBOURHOOD IS NOW BEING REDISCOVERED WITH FRESH ATTENTION BY Chris Prasad Perception is a strange and fleeting thing, often defined by a single event, but consequently reassessed with time, truth and necessity. Take the picturesque neighbourhood of Taman... Read more
Thai university campus built entirely out of shipping containers
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE FOCUSED ON SUSTAINABLE LIVING WALKS THE TALK BY CREATING FACILITY MADE COMPLETELY FROM RECYCLED MATERIALS Demonstrating that actions speak louder than words, the International Sustainable Development Studies Institute in Thailand has just built a new campus made almost entirely out of recycled materials. Providing the main structure... Read more
10 real possibilities that could shape the future of homes
The only certainty we can count on in this rapidly changing world is that homes of the future will have to be a lot smarter. They will need to rely on renewable energy, be compact in size, produce a decreased amount of waste and probably even be mobile (should... Read more
The jewel that’s shining bright at Setia Alam
RECENT PRIVATE EVENT REVEALS STRONG INTEREST FOR SP SETIA’S RIMBA VILLA For the denizens of Klang Valley, property value now is beginning to be measured by the proposition of lifestyle quality, healthy surroundings and the promise of solace – respite from the hustle and bustle of urban living. In... Read more
Liuzhou forest city proposes a remarkable future
HUMAN CONSTRUCTION AND NATURE NEED NOT COMPETE FOR SPACE WHEN TOMORROW COMES BY Zoe Phoon                                                            Images courtesy of Stefano Boeri Architetti... Read more
Bloomberg: What Brexit?
COMPANY CAN’T WAIT TO MOVE INTO NEW GREEN HQ IN LONDON BY Zoe Phoon Fancy working here? Bloomberg’s scintillating European headquarters in the heart of the UK capital is poised to open this autumn. The company of former New York City mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is moving into London... Read more
The town that beer built goes green
  FROM ‘LONG COOL DANE’ TO GREEN COOL DANE BY Zoe Phoon Many of us, especially beer drinkers among the baby boomers, would be familiar with Carlsberg’s advertisement in the 1980s. It featured a long (tall), cool Danish girl as well as the beer when the brewery was penetrating... Read more
Vertical forest rising in Nanjing, 1st in China and Asia
BY Zoe Phoon The Nanjing Towers, which will house commercial real estate as well as vertical forest, is slated for completion in 2018. The two green towers could provide the city with a breath of fresh air daily, producing oxygen as they absorb carbon dioxide. Located in Nanjing Pukou... Read more