15 European Nations Urges Israel To Stop Settlement Expansion

Fourth EstateNew houses being constructed at the Israeli settlement of Eldad, south of Bethlehem in the West Ban - Trocair

Several European countries on Friday urged Israel to reverse its decision to advance plans to construct around 4,000 housing units in the West Bank. In a joint statement by fifteen spokespersons of the Foreign Ministries of France, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, …

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World’s Tallest Timber Residential Building Rising Soon

Danish firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects announced it will build the world’s tallest timber residential building in Switzerland. The project, named Rocket&Tigerli, will comprise of four buildings, including one that boasts a 100-meter-tall (328-foot) tower, and will be built in …

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Singapore to Launch Incentive Scheme to Encourage Greening of Properties

Singapore will launch a S$63 million ($46 million) incentive scheme that will help owners retrofit their buildings to become more energy-efficient. The Green Mark Incentive Scheme for Existing Buildings 2.0 (GMIS-EB 2.0), to be launched by the Building and Construction …

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