Archives for October 2016

Reflections on Rio: interview with Bill Hanway

What was most rewarding about working on the 2016 Rio Olympics? One of the most rewarding parts was knowing that after the games, the area would become a new neighborhood with housing, schools, offices, retail, and open space. We simultaneously created three masterplans—one for the games, one for the transition, and one for legacy. In […]

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Bright lights shine on in India

It’s now the end of week 1 of our two-week program. Wow, it’s been a big week, not just here in India, but also back home in South Australia. There is some irony in the fact that I’m sitting here in Lucknow working to get solar lights to the market stall owners and slum communities […]

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Lucknow – street traders and Pollinators

Hi, I’m James McCafferty (below, center), a senior quantity surveyor. Originally from Ireland, I transferred from AECOM’s London office in 2015 to my new home in Wellington, New Zealand. I came across Pollinate Energy when Vikki, our project administrator, asked me if I had seen the poster on the noticeboard in the office. It was, […]

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