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Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2018 presented the world's audio and lighting industries with largest edition in its history
A total of 75,993 visitors joined the four-day event with 1,300 exhibitors from 25 countries and regions

ISH China & CIHE 2018 opens on 22 May
With its largest ever exhibition space spanning across 10 halls

Victoria Dockside Phase One opens
The approximately US$2.6 billion project will be fully completed in the second half of 2019

Olympia 66 in Dalian and MOKO in Hong Kong awarded at ICSC
Double win for Aedas at 2018 ICSC China Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards

Local developers are building more tiny apartments smaller than 19 sq m per unit
Government task force warns land need for Hong Kong severely underestimated

New ASTM international standard supports community resilience
The standard can be used as a part of a more comprehensive planning process

ISH China & CIHE 2018 announces its largest ever exhibition in Beijing
Government-led 'Coal-to-natural gas' initiatives stoke the potential of the clean energy heating market

EnviroSeries Conference on Sustainability in Greater Bay Area
Organized by BEC, the event will be held on May 23 at the Mira Hong Kong

A new oasis off London's Oxford Street
Transformation of a former mail sorting office site into a high-quality mixed use development

Hong Kong's first lifestyle cinema opened at Cityplaza
More than 10 new eateries and shops will progressively open in 2018

The Future of Sustainable Building Facade
Building Journal conducted a special interview with Jean Paul Hautekeer, Global Strategic Marketing Director, Building & Construction, Dow Europe GmbH ... >> full story

The "THINKLIGHT: Embracing Changes" sharing programme launches with insights from the industry welcomed
Over 2,600 exhibitors select Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition as their trade platform of choice

Leading Environmental Expert to Deliver Keynote Speech at 2018MIECF
The event will be held from April 12 to 14, with the theme "Shaping of Eco-Cities for Inclusive Green Economy"

Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2018: a refreshed edition to explore the possibilities in technological convergence
The four-day show is expected to accommodate 1,300 exhibitors and more than 75,000 visitors in 13 thematic halls

DOW launches new products at China Window Door Façade Expo
Branding campaign well received by the builders' trade and real estate developers in the Greater China region

Longfor Paradise Walk in Hangzhou opened
A commercial complex with a total area of 240,000 square meters

Company profiles on Architectural Practices and Interior Design firms
Comprehensive report on the latest development and activities of individual practice with online and offline regional exposure

The Greater Bay Area -- Leveraging opportunities for Hong Kong in the transition towards sustainability
Theme of BEC EnviroSeries Conference 2018 to be held on May at The Mira Hong Kong

The largest Passive House settlement in the world is currently being built in China
International Passive House Conference 2019 will be held in Gaobeidian, China

ASTM International to host symposium on building air leakage
A forum for the exchange of ideas related to current air leakage research

Hong Kong is the most popular market in Asia for real estate investors
Transaction volume surging 171% year on year to US$7.4 billion in the fourth quarter

Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2018 presents new frontiers for the pro audio, lighting and broadcasting sectors
Extensive support from industry associations stimulates dialogue and information exchange

Airport Authority releases Sustainability Report 2016/17
A comprehensive account of the AA's sustainability performance

Lyric Theatre HK$1.5 billion works contract awarded
Work to commence in early 2018 and is expected to complete by mid-2020

Opening of Amara Signature Shanghai
The hotel comprises 343 rooms and suites from the 7th to the 30th floors

One Taikoo Place tops out
The building is scheduled for completion in the third quarter of this year

IOC names worldwide top partner Dow as Official Carbon Partner
New Global Carbon Mitigation Collaboration will compensate the carbon emissions of the IOC

A new benchmark for residential property in Hong Kong's Upper Mid-Levels
The Morgan is designed by New York-based Robert A M Stern Architects

Builders Trade Online & Offline year-round promotion for less than HK$2,300 per month
The most Effective, Efficient and Economical channel to promote your Building Products and Services to professional buyers in the region and worldwide

Skyrocketing home prices in Hong Kong: The cost of not innovating
An indepth report and analysis written by John Webb, Market Director, Built Environment, Asia

Toward a smarter future: long-term initiative launched by United Technologies
Hong Kong has more than 4,000 commercial and industrial buildings that are older than 10 years

Starter homes will play a key role in Hong Kong
Land acquired for the Starter Homes plan will not affect the supply of land for public housing

Hong Kong's land supply to tighten after target exceeded
Two residential sites will be released for tender in the next three months

Continual growth is expected for Greater China's hotel market
Shanghai led in terms of supply, adding over 2,000 five-star hotel rooms in 2016

Opening of 2017 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture (Hong Kong)
The 2-month Cross-District Exhibition showcases Hong Kong smart architecture and Improvising city planning

Greater Bay Area - China's Silicon Valley in Guangdong province
To surpass the Tokyo, New York and San Francisco metropolitan areas by 2030 in GDP

Wong Chuk Hang Station Package 2 Property Development Project awarded to Kerry Properties and Sino Land
The site is designated for private residential purposes offering a total of about 600 residential units

Strategies for developing Hong Kong into a Smart Sustainable City
Conference on Towards a Smart Sustainable City - Potential and Opportunities for Hong Kong

BEC launches Road Transport Dialogue Platform
Transport businesses and the government to work collaboratively towards reducing the industry's carbon emission

Products & Services
Vector Foiltec awarded Malaysia's biggest ETFE project
VERVEA @ Aspen Vision City will be the largest commercial precinct in northern Malaysia

MGM COTAI -- the latest addition to the MGM portfolio in China
The largest property and the first private sector project to achieve the China Green Building (Macau) Design Label Certification

Sheridan College Hazel McCallion Campus Phase 2, Canada
A premier post-secondary learning environment dedicated to the study of architecture, interior design and visual merchandizing

Streamline your submittal review process with PlanGrid
Submittals - an easy way to manage and collaborate on the submittals process

Vessel structure tops out in New York
The steel structure features a lattice of 154 interconnecting flights of stairs

A building that provides students with the amenities of a campus within the constraints of a confined urban site
The Greenwood College School Expansion in Toronto, Canada is designed by Montgomery Sisam Architects

Dow and the USGBC work together to support sustainable cities and promote energy efficiency
Dow and USGBC collaborate on solutions that contribute to safer, healthier environment, delivering on the commitment to a sustainable, prosperous future

Dubai Maritime Museum & Research Centre
A Window to the Ocean by Studio Niko Kapa

Middle school sports hall in France by NBJ architects
One of the major stakes of the operation lies in its ability to generate urbanity

Proposed ASTM International Guide will help test concrete performance
The guide standardizes procedures used for many years in material-performance investigations

Engineered wood is the material of the future for urban building
The first Open Source Wood Hackathon in France created solutions to challenging building environments

York's new chiller delivers up to 35 percent annual energy savings
Optimized for ultimate performance with new, low-GWP refrigerant

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2018 announces its show theme: THINKLIGHT: Embracing Changes
Over 85% of exhibition space is sold out as well-known brands confirm their participation

Atkins wins state-of-the-art masterplan project for Bayshore precinct in Singapore
A 60ha residential-led development, which will house around 12,000 families

Water Pump and Clean Energy Heating Zones debut at the ISH China & CIHE 2018 fair
ISH China & CIHE stresses the importance of environmental protection and partners with Ofo


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