Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Marina One, Singapore / ingenhoven architects

“Marina One”, a high-density, mixed-use building complex in the heart of Singapore’s new Marina Bay financial district, complements the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s (URA) vision of making Singapore a “City in a Garden”. Marina One is green in both a literal and performative sense. Flanked by two large urban parks, it…

GBCI Announces 2017 LEED Fellows

Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI) has announced its 2017 class of LEED Fellows, an annual recognition of outstanding LEED professionals. This year’s 23 LEED Fellows exemplify a diverse array of achievements and contributions to the green building community and LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, the…

Green leaders bringing IREE certification to Canada

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), and the Advanced Energy Centre at MaRS Discovery District (MaRS) are working together to bring the Investor Confidence (ICP) Project and its Investor Ready Energy Efficiency (IREE) certification to Canada. In the Pan-Canadian Framework, the Canadian federal government recognized…

Putrajaya’s inspiring architecture

PUTRAJAYA is one of those places where once you drive through the area, it welcomes you with its majestic building structures and wide clear roads. Known officially as the Federal Territory of Putrajaya, it is the federal administrative centre of Malaysia. It is important to note that while Putrajaya is…

Switzerland’s NeighborHub wins first place in the Solar Decathalon 2017

This past week, eleven teams of students designed, built and presented futuristic houses at the Solar Decathalon 2017. The competition took place in Denver, and though the challenge was simple it was by no means easy: create a super-efficient sun-powered building that seamlessly integrates green building technologies into its design….

(IGBC 2017) Innovative communication between building users and facility management to nudge sustainable behaviour / Regula Von Buren

Regula Von Buren / Project Manager EcoCampus | Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N), Nanyang Technological University Regula acquired her Masters of Psychology form University of Zurich, Switzerland. She worked previously at Mercator Foundation Switzerland where she was leading the funding area Our environment  including leading a small team, working on…

(IGBC 2017) Smart Urban Solutions 3M Channel Lighting System / Phang Kee Kiong

Phang Kee Keong / Business Development Manager, 3M Singapore Phang Kee Keong comes with more than 13 years of solid experience in the Building Controls and System segment. He is currently the Business Development Manager in 3M Singapore, Smart Urban Solution business unit. Under this role, he is now on a mission…

(IGBC 2017) Improving Indoor Air Quality Through Bits & Bytes / Jason Tang

Jason Tang / Vice President, Intelligent Air Solutions, MANN+HUMMEL, Singapore Jason Tang joined MANN+HUMMEL as Senior Manager, Business Development & Strategy, Asia Pacific. Subsequently, he was appointed Director, Air Purification/ Industrial Air, Asia Pacific. In this role, Jason was responsible for business development, operations and R&D. Concurrently, Jason supported the…