Asia-Pacific

October 21, 2005, 6am PDT
The impact of China's industrial growth on its own lands, waters and peoples has been recognized; now we are seeing its effects on the rest of the world.
The Independent (UK)
October 8, 2005, 1pm PDT
Chinese government officials are developing the the '11th Five-Year Plan' to redirect policy from growth for growth's sake to a more sustainable model that would emphasize an 'all-around well-off society'.
Environmental News Network
September 28, 2005, 3pm PDT
The village of Huangbaiyu will be part of an innovative joint U.S.-China development project to create an ecologically-balanced area. Could this be a model for China's new urbanism?
Newsweek
September 20, 2005, 5am PDT
An opinion columnist argues that smart growth techniques will only hurt Sydney in the long run, turning it into a 'rat's nest.'
The Sydney Morning Herald
September 18, 2005, 11am PDT
An editorial lists all of the ways that the Australian government failed in not implementing the strategy in two Sydney neighborhoods.
The Sydney Morning Herald
September 13, 2005, 1pm PDT
One of Tokyo's most famous examples of 'pod living' is on the chopping block for demolition.
The Independent
June 6, 2005, 12pm PDT
Having already made "tremendous achievements" in energy efficiency, the country with the world's second largest economy, is embarking on a new phase.
The New York Times
May 26, 2005, 1pm PDT
Efforts to rebuild village of Meulaboh, devestated in the Tsunami, get help from Phoenix developers.
The Arizona Republic
February 1, 2005, 2pm PST
With increasing car use in India and China will come a surge in their need for oil. The potential volatility from such aggressive oil politics could bring China and India into conflict with Western, Japanese and other regional interests.
In These Times
January 30, 2005, 5am PST
'To just right things would probably take a generation using all the government clout and political will available.'
ABS-CBN Interactive
January 26, 2005, 6am PST
Architects, planners, and environmentalists assista a community to recover from the devastating impact of the Asian tsunami.
Nature
January 12, 2005, 7am PST
Architects and planners are eager to help tsunami victims rebuild. But Western solutions are not always the best.
The Guardian Unlimited
January 6, 2005, 5am PST
APA Senior Research Associate James Schwab discusses lessons to be learned and explores what we already know about tsunamis from prior research.
American Planning Association
December 28, 2004, 5am PST
Rebuilding popular resorts will take months, but analysts expect only short-term losses.
The Christian Science Monitor
December 7, 2004, 7am PST
The creation of a new Western Sydney Parklands is predicted to be the largest park in the world.
The Sydney Morning Herald
November 8, 2004, 11am PST
China's capital is in 'a state of emergency' because of air pollution.
Environmental News Network
October 13, 2004, 1pm PDT
Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister offers a five point urban planning guide for the country's municipal councils to follow.
The Star (Malaysia)
August 18, 2004, 2pm PDT
"South Korea is the latest country to decide that it needs to build a new capital city. It has some good reasons for doing so, but history suggests it may not be such a great idea"
The Economist
July 29, 2004, 11am PDT
Chinese towns are developing nearly overnight into megacities -- but at tremendous economic, social and environmental costs.
The New York Times
July 16, 2004, 9am PDT
A massive petrochemicals complex takes shape in southern China.
Bechtel-Parsons Brinckerhoff