2013 International Green Building Conference Kicks Off in Singapore

September 11, 2013 by  
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This morning, delegates from more than 35 countries gathered at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center in Singapore for the 2013 International Green Building Conference to exchange ideas about building greener communities in the face of climate change. The event, organized by Singapore’s Building and Construction Authority (BCA) in partnership with Reed Exhibitions and the Singapore Green Building Council, will be running concurrently with the 2013 World Engineers Summit Singapore and the Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia 2013 , giving architects, engineers and policy makers from all around the world a chance to collaborate and brainstorm solutions to real-world sustainability issues. Read the rest of 2013 International Green Building Conference Kicks Off in Singapore Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2013 International Green Building Conference , asia green buildings , BEX Asia , Build Eco Expo Asia , eco design , Green Building , green building Asia , green design , green mark , International Green Building Conference , marina bay sands , Singapore , singapore bca , singapore green , singapore green architecture , singapore green buildings , sustainable design , Teo Chee Hean        

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MAD Architects Unveil Mountainous Skyscrapers for Beijing’s Chaoyang Park

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Ma Yansong of MAD Architects wants to create a unique Chinese architecture that embraces contemporary design while still pulling from the country’s traditional roots. To that end, he’s unveiled plans for a mixed-use complex of skyscrapers, office blocks and public spaces for Beijing’s Chaoyang Park that emulate mountains , hills and lakes! The development follows Ma Yansong’s Shan-Shui city concept, in which buildings and cities are influenced by nature and emotion to enable urban dwellers to connect with nature through the built environment. Read the rest of MAD Architects Unveil Mountainous Skyscrapers for Beijing’s Chaoyang Park Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: buildings that look like mountains , buildings that look like natural landscape , chaoyang park , Chinese architecture , futuristic city landscape painting , ma yansong , MAD architects , shan-shui , simulating nature with buildings , spirit of green        

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