Building “green” is becoming the architectural trend in China


China aims for 'green' buildings

Design professionals in China are beginning to adopt standards from the United States for environmentally sustainable buildings, such as certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).

China already has a number of LEED-certified buildings and more than 100 under Parkview green building in beijingconstruction seeking approval. Parkview Green, the first building in Beijing to make use of a “micro climate” to minimize energy consumption, is aiming for a LEED Platinum certification.

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Posted January 2010