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Taiwanese urban designer says architecture is not just about creating iconic buildings

Sunday, January 21st, 2018 | Filed under Green Building

“In 2015, we joined Arup on the pilot project of BEAM Plus Neighbourhood, a new standard for the Hong Kong Green Building Council that assesses sustainability performance at the early stage of a project, laying down a broader framework for sustainability principles in the subsequent development …

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Eco friendly Scarborough beachside pool a 'game changer' for area

Sunday, January 21st, 2018 | Filed under Green Building

A $26-million geothermal pool has opened alongside the beach in the Perth suburb of Scarborough, the first in the state to be given a six-star green rating for the efficiency of its design. The pool, which maintains a balmy 26-28 degrees Celsius, taps into the Yarragadee aquifer which is naturally heated, …

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Green buildings help Philippines adapt to climate change

Sunday, January 21st, 2018 | Filed under Green Building

"There were many apprehensions because people think when you mandate green buildings, it will be very costly and very difficult," said Maria Teresita Lacerna, green building country lead, at IFC Philippines. "These are just misconceptions. There are simpler ways of greening your buildings without …

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People queue before dawn for opening of Scarborough Beach pool

Sunday, January 21st, 2018 | Filed under Green Building

… and there is also a leisure pool, 200-seat grandstand seating and shaded sun lounges. It is the first facility in WA to achieve a six-star green rating from the Green Building Council of Australia. Caf Cocolat opened last Thursday and La Capannina Italian Restaurant will open on the first floor in March.

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XPO Logistics Inc XPO Analysts See 0 43 EPS WSP GLOBAL WSPOF Sellers Decreased By

Sunday, January 21st, 2018 | Filed under Green Building

… acoustics, intelligent building systems, audiovisual systems, information technology, façade engineering, and green building design. It has a 26.56 P/E ratio. The Company's Transportation & Infrastructure segment plans, analyzes, designs, and manages rail, transit, aviation, bridge, tunnel, highway, …

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GREEN BONDS THRIVE AMID REGULATORY FOG GUIDELINES

Sunday, January 21st, 2018 | Filed under Green Building

Swire Properties said the net proceeds will be used to fund projects related to green building development, energy efficiency, or sustainable water management. Some enterprises including the CLP Group (0002), Hong Kong and China Gas Company (0003) and MTR Corporation (0066) have already …

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City council looks to Portola's future with optimism

Sunday, January 21st, 2018 | Filed under Green Building

The Energy Code and Green Building Standards have been amended by the state to be more demanding, and will increase the cost to construct buildings that are compliant with the minimum code requirements. After a roll call vote, council adopted the ordinance, moving to the final order of business …

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Dubai to host conference focused on land related issues

Sunday, January 21st, 2018 | Filed under Green Building

… which has become a unique model in aspects related to real estate development, but also because of Dubai's pioneering activities in various fields related to sustainable development, environmental conservation, the application of the highest green building standards, and maximising the use of land …

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Sustainable Construction Green Building Design and Delivery 4th Edition

Sunday, January 21st, 2018 | Filed under Green Building

Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Delivery, Fourth Edition is the must–have reference for this increasingly in–demand field. Author Charles Kibert covers broad ground without sacrificing detail, providing a comprehensive guide to the design, construction, and operation of high …

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Learning independence Mother Earth News Fair to feature workshops for building self reliance

Sunday, January 21st, 2018 | Filed under Green Building

Workshop topics will cover food preparation and preservation, small-scale and backyard livestock, green building, organic gardening, natural health, renewable energy, homesteading and other self-sufficiency related topics. Each session will be led by local and national experts. “Each year we're excited …

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