Tag Archives: construction

Constructing a better future: promoting low-energy buildings in China

The construction industry can act as one of the keys to successfully combatting climate change.

First-tier forecast

Demand for commercial real estate in China’s first-tier cities started to flag in 2013.

Sustainable urbanisation drives innovation

China’s drive towards sustainable development is inspiring some innovative urban planning solutions. Due to its relatively late industrialisation it has the opportunity to develop its new cities while learning from mistakes made in the West. Mark Harrison, Sector Director for Urban Planning and Consultancy for…

Building Rome in a week (or two)

With total investment reaching CNY 100 trillion (EUR 12 trillion) in 2012, China’s construction industry will continue to grow quickly for the foreseeable future.

Smart Cities

Europe and China’s efforts to promote the development of Smart Cities between the two regions have received support from the EU-China Dialogue Support Facility (PDSF II).

The Executive Interview: Massimo Bagnasco, Partner and Managing Director, Progetto CMR

Massimo Bagnasco graduated in Architecture from the University of Genoa in 1996. He has worked for Progetto CMR since 2004 when he set up their offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin. In addition to being managing partner he also functions as client leader on many…

Switching mindset

The SWITCH-Asia ‘Train the Trainers’ Project (the Project) has made a huge contribution to EU-China cooperation in the field of urbanisation.