Feature image: Nanchang Wanda Mall, LEED Silver.
USGBC, Wanda Commercial Properties Co., Ltd. and the U.S.–China Energy Cooperation Program (ECP) have jointly organized the first WBIM International Digitalization Award in China, with strategic support from Autodesk (China). The WBIM Award was officially launched on August 18 in Beijing.
China has been focusing on tall building development, with a record 84 completions in 2016 of 200‐meter‐plus buildings. However, more attention is still needed in learning how to design tall buildings in terms of integrated process. As one of the supporting partners of the event, USGBC invites you to join us at the CTBUH Symposium on Tall Building Performance on August 2 in Shanghai.
Feature image: Lai Jianyan, Senior Vice President of Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties Co., Ltd., with Mahesh Ramanujam, President and CEO of USGBC and GBCI.
On March 31, USGBC hosted a Greenbuild China executive luncheon at the Shanghai Westin Hotel. This luncheon officially launched the Greenbuild China conference coming to Shanghai on Oct. 17–18, 2017. Nearly 100 guests were invited, including government officials, thought leaders, executives and other stakeholders, to celebrate the announcement of the world’s most influential green building event coming to China.
China is seeing incredible growth and industrialization. With that industrialization and the rise of manufacturing, though, comes an impact on the environment and on air quality.
Parkview Green in Beijing became mainland China’s first mixed-use LEED Platinum building in 2009. Platinum is the highest level of LEED certification possible, yet the team behind Parkview Green was soon considering what should come next. It's now the first project in China engaging with the Performance Score through Arc, a new performance platform launched by GBCI in 2016.
China and the U.S. are poised to drive global sustainability coming off the Paris Agreement’s opening for signature on Earth Day. Indeed, at COP21 in Paris, President Xi Jinping made a strong commitment, promising that China will contribute to climate change by focusing on green building and transportation.