The California Supreme Court has ruled that cities and counties have broad authority to require builders to include affordable housing units in new projects. Local ordinances requiring units to be set aside at below market price are thus constitutional.
There are more than 1,200 bridges cross the canals of Amsterdam, but one may soon stand out more – because it will be 3D-printed and built by robots. The machines will create the bridge mid-air, constructing their own supports along the way.
Israel’s talks on migrant workers with China are deadlocked due to Beijing refusing to allow its citizens to participate in the construction of settlements in the occupied West Bank, a high-ranked Israeli official told AFP.
US billionaire and property tycoon Donald Trump has lost a legal battle with an offshore windfarm which he claimed would ruin the view from his Scottish golf course, currently under construction in Aberdeen.
Russia is awaiting an offer to join the Eastring gas pipeline project which is to be linked to Turkish Stream, Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak said. It was proposed by Slovakia, which fears losing revenues from the transit of Russian gas.
Greece plans to sign a document on political support for Gazprom’s Turkish Stream project at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in June, its Energy Minister announced on Monday. The country plans to invest $2 billion in its construction.
Saudi Arabia plans to complete its $100 billion King Abdullah Economic City by 2035, the CEO of the company in charge of the project told AP. Developers hope the city will become the main logistics and manufacturing hub for countries on the Red Sea.
Jilin Province in China has offered to build a railway to Vladivostok for Russia’s Far East Region of Primorsky Krai. It would be the first cross-border high-speed rail link between the two countries and Russia’s major Pacific port.