The 2,749-foot height of SkyCity is impressive, but the prefab construction, insulated modules and extreme density are making green building advocates swoon.
Italian firm 3Gatti used local sun parasol designs as inspiration for the new sun shading mechanisms that will be added to Shanghai’s converted Madrid Pavilion.
Negotiated settlements to trade disputes with China could “essentially carve up the global solar panel market into a series of regional markets.”
The EU is close to slapping punitive duties on Chinese solar imports, but Germany for one wants to see a negotiated settlement.
A report by Australia’s Climate Commission states that China is quickly becoming a global leader on climate change.
The combination of two renewable energy technologies ensures that the lights always have enough power for illumination, whether it’s day or night.
California and the Chinese province of Guangdong plan to help each other in reaching their low carbon goals.
Using regenerative landscape design, Turenscape Architects transformed a toxic landfill into a recreational park using natural, sustainable methods to restore damaged soil.
China has announced a 41% growth in electricity generated from wind power in 2012.
The winning design for the planned 13 million-square-foot exhibition hall in Tianjin, China, will reduce the hall’s carbon footprint through daylighting and natural ventilation.