How ‘green’ is construction in China? How does it compare to Europe & North America? How quickly is the industry developing? These were some of the questions in my mind as I ventured on my first trip to the country. And whilst I don’t profess to now have all the answers, I learned a lot … Continue reading “BREEAM takes Chinese lessons”
Evergrande awarded BREEAM Very Good Certificate for their Wuxi Canal Mansion residential development in Wuxi
One of China’s largest property development company Evergrande has received a ‘Very Good’ BREEAM design certificate for Wuxi Canal Mansion, an exemplar residential project in Wuxi in Jiangsu Province this Sunday (21 May). The development was independently assessed by BREEAM Assessor Nottingham Sustainable Design Institute (NSD) and scored highly on most of the BREEAM categories for … Continue reading “Evergrande awarded BREEAM Very Good Certificate for their Wuxi Canal Mansion residential development in Wuxi”
On Wednesday 1st March 2017, one year on from BRE China’s official launch, the ‘China-UK Green Building Ceremony and Forum 2017’ took place at the Shangri-La Hotel in Beijing.
The new body will support China’s endeavours to develop its towns and cities in a more sustainable way and help it meet its COP21 carbon reduction commitment. Special Envoy for Sustainable Urbanisation to China Sir Michael Bear officially launched BRE China at a ceremony in the city of Shenzhen earlier today attended by key figureheads … Continue reading “Built environment science centre BRE launches new venture in China”
This press release is over six months old and the details may have been superseded. Please contact the Press Office for the latest information. Governor Ma of Gui’an New District in China and UK Special Envoy for Sustainable Urbanisation to China Sir Michael Bear officially launched a building innovation park in the Gui’an, Guizhou Province … Continue reading “Innovation Park launched by BRE and partners in Gui’an, China”
No. 1 Shanghai, a 180m tall, 34 storey commercial tower created by state developer the Shanghai International Shipping Service Centre (SISSC) has achieved an Outstanding design rating under BREEAM, the world’s foremost sustainability standard for buildings. The building will act as the flagship for SISSC in the £4bn marina development located on the bank of … Continue reading “First BREEAM Outstanding for high-rise office building in China”