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FIRST RESET AP TRAINING

Start Date
July 11th, 2015 10:00
End Date
July 11th, 2015 17:00
Address
Perkins+Will Studio, 29F, Plaza 66, Tower 2, 1366 West Nanjing Road, Shanghai
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After much demand, we are proud to announce that it is finally here: the first training for RESET AP (Accredited Professionals).

Following the completion of the first RESET Certified projects in 2014, the number of projects applying for certification has grown extremely rapidly. Accompanying this growth has been the need and demand for a professional accreditation program.

RESET APs are critical to the success of any certified project. They lead project teams through the process of...Read More >>
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Materials MATTER

Start Date
July 9th, 2015 19:00
End Date
July 9th, 2015 21:00
Address
Perkins+Will Studio, 29F, Plaza 66, Tower 2, 1366 West Nanjing Road, Shanghai
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Designers do more than just design.
Developers do more than just develop.
Contractors do more than build.

We choose materials. Without materials, there is nothing.

Materials are our medium. They affect our health and the planet's health more than any other decision.
They also affect our bottom line.


For many firms, knowledge is the most valuable asset. Yet most are deficient when it comes to knowledge on materials.
This is both a lost opportunity and a liability. As materials continue to take center...Read More >>
2015-0709Thu
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The Shift from Green Buildings to Healthy Buildings

Start Date
April 21st, 2015 19:00
End Date
April 21st, 2015 21:00
Address
Swanport Café, Room 10320, 3F, Block A, Nanzhugan Hutong 2, Dongcheng Dt, Beijing
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While we are all aware of the air pollution problems that are increasingly confronting our cities and the health of its citizens, have we ever wondered how it impacts our interior spaces? How our buildings react, not just to the ‘airpocalypse’, but also to the wide palette of materials that go into its construction and decoration, that are continuously ‘off-gasing’ hazardous chemicals that are an even bigger threat to occupant health and wellness?

Raefer’s presentation will cover all this and...

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2015-0421Tue
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The Healthiest Workplace in China: Presentation and Tour

Start Date
April 9th, 2015 18:30
End Date
April 9th, 2015 21:00
Address
Lend Lease Greater China Office, Level 2, K.Wah Centre, 1010 Huaihai Middle Road, Shanghai
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Do you know what it feels like to work from an office that has the best indoor air quality in a country constantly facing air pollution issues? How about working from an office that hasthe lowest indoor CO2 levels, not just in China, but globally? (with current global CO2 levels being around 400). How about an office space that is free from all sorts of deadly chemicals such as Formaldehyde, Benzene, etc?

The Lend Lease HQ in Shanghai is just that and more.As a pilot project undergoingRESET...

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2015-0409Thu
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GIGA Material Challenge-2015 Shanghai Spring Session @ Yang Design Museum: April 18th

Start Date
April 18th, 2015 10:15
End Date
April 18th, 2015 16:30
Address
Building 10, Bund1919, No. 258 West Songxing Road, Baoshan District, Shanghai
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GIGA's Material Challenge has won the unanimous support of Material Providers and Designers who have participated since the inaugural event in 2013. The event series invites industry participants to build, learn and win through interactive events that focus on discovery through hands-on experimentation. Designers race to win Material Challenges that test their skills and knowledge, while material providers share their best products with competing designers.

The first GIGA Material Challenge...

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2015-0418Sat
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Tour + Presentation: First LBC Project in Asia

Start Date
January 21st, 2015 18:30
End Date
January 21st, 2015 20:30
Address
753 Yuyuan Road Building C, 3F
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Come learn about the innovative Living Building Challenge program hosted in China’s first building pursuing full Living Building Certification as well as one of the world's first RESET certified projects.


- Please RSVP to events@aiashanghai.org

- Healthy finger food will be served.

- AIA LU and LEED CEU provided.

- Event generously sponsored by Haworth


The Living Building Challenge envisions buildings, modeled after nature, that go beyond current green building practices to actually have a...

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2015 Schedule for GIGA Material Challenge is released!

Start Date
April 18th, 2015 09:00
End Date
October 25th, 2015 16:30
Address
Shanghai, Beijing
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Want designers to experience your materials like above?


GIGA's Material Challenge has won the unanimous support of Material Providers and Designers who have participated since the inaugural event in 2013. The event series invites industry participants to build, learn and win through interactive events that focus on discovery through hands-on experimentation. Designers race to win Material Challenges that test their skills and knowledge, while material providers share their best products with...

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GIGA Material Challenge @ Yang Design Museum: Shanghai, October 25th

Start Date
October 25th, 2014 10:30
End Date
October 25th, 2014 16:00
Address
Building 10, Bund1919, No. 258 West Songxing Road, Baoshan District, Shanghai
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Come to Join GIGA Material Challenge!

- Discover the full potential of building materials

- Experiment with the most innovative Green products

- Collaborate with colleagues to compete, learn and have fun.

- Meet likeminded industry professionals.

- Win Prizes (Grand Prize is iPad mini).


Know your building materials and create better designs.


Introduction: GIGA & GIGA Material Challenge

GIGA is a building and material think tank with locations in Shanghai, Beijing and Montreal. One of GIGA's aims...

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2014-1025Sat
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Biomimicry Events (BiDL, Shanghai)

Start Date
October 10th, 2014 09:00
End Date
October 27th, 2014 20:00
Address
See below
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Biomimicry is an emerging approach of sustainability and innovation, and a rapidly increasing number of engineers, designers, material scientists, architects, biologists, urbanists and other professionals adopt it to create more sustainable artifacts, processes and systems. The Biomimetic Design Lab BiDL of Tongji will be hosting an array of inspiring Biomimicry events October 10-27. It will be the first substantial gathering of biomimics in China for intensive exchange and learning – Do not...

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GIGA Material Challenge: September 20, Beijing

Start Date
September 20th, 2014 09:30
End Date
September 20th, 2014 13:30
Address
Forum Area, Hall 3, National Agriculture Exhibition Center, No 16, North of East Ring Three road
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Come to Join GIGA Material Challenge!

- Discover the full potential of building materials

- Experiment with the most innovative Green products

- Collaborate with colleagues to compete, learn and have fun.

- Meet likeminded industry professionals.

- Win Prizes (Grand Prize is iPad mini).


Know your building materials and create better designs.


Introduction: GIGA & GIGA Material Challenge

GIGA is a building and material think tank with locations in Shanghai, Beijing, Montreal and Chicago. One of...

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2014-0920Sat
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Tsingshang 清尚|Product Release: Beijing, September 20

Start Date
September 20th, 2014 13:30
End Date
September 20th, 2014 17:00
Address
北京农业展览馆,北京市朝阳区东三环北路16号
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Tsingshang清尚产品发布会

Tsingshang北京清尚国际展览有限公司成立于2011年,隶属清尚公司,延续了 “清华工美”的品牌。从2012年开始具体执行北京市建筑装饰协会材料委员会的工作。“Tsingshang清尚产品发布会”为材料企业与设计师及采购经理搭建起了互动交流的平台。既有对材料和市场的深入解析,又有对选材方面的经验交流。从而实现了双向互动,沟通交流。(官方网站:www.tsingshang-expo.com


为什么要参加Tsingshang清尚产品发布会

- 创建一个共同分享的平台,并且免费参加

- 抢先发现创新绿色材料

- 了解材料行业的新技术和新工艺

- 探寻整个市场的发展趋势

- 增进同行之间的沟通交流

- 每次将有10人获得幸运大奖


活动信息

时间:2014年9月20日,周六,13:30-17:00

地点:北京农业展览馆三号馆,北京市朝阳区东三环北路16号

交通指南:地铁十号线农业展览馆站

费用:免费


报名要求

1.数量:总共100人的名额,以收到回执表为准。

2. 对象:室内设计师、建筑师、项目经理、施工经理和采购经理等,个人和公司均可报名

3. 在线报名,网址:...

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GIGA Material Challenge @ CBC: July 12, Beijing

Start Date
July 12th, 2014 10:30
End Date
July 12th, 2014 15:30
Address
85A, Tong lin ge Road, Xicheng district, Beijing
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Come to Join GIGA Material Challenge!

- Discover the full potential of building materials

- Experiment with the most innovative Green products

- Collaborate with colleagues to compete, learn and have fun.

- Meet likeminded industry professionals.

- Win Prizes (Grand Prize is iPad mini).


Know your building materials and create better designs.


Introduction: GIGA & GIGA Material Challenge

GIGA is a building and material think tank with locations in Shanghai, Beijing, Montreal and Chicago. One of...

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2014-0712Sat
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GIGA Material Challenge @ Yang Museum: Shanghai, 21th June

Start Date
June 21st, 2014 10:30
End Date
June 21st, 2014 16:00
Address
BOUND1919, No.258 West Songxing Road,Shanghai
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Material Supplier Please Click Here for More Event Info.


Good designers should not simply call out materials in their drawings but they should also be experiencing and exploring them first-hand.


Come to Join GIGA Material Challenge!

- Discover the full potential of building materials

- Experiment with the most innovative Green products

- Collaborate with colleagues to compete, learn and have fun.

- Meet likeminded industry professionals.

- Win Prizes (Grand Prize...

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2014-0621Sat
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GIGA Material Challenge @ Expo Build China Exhibition

Start Date
March 31st, 2014 10:00
End Date
April 2nd, 2014 16:45
Address
Shanghai New International Expo Centre ("SNIEC") No. 2345, Longyang Road, Pudong, Shanghai, PRC
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After the flawless success of the Beijing GIGA Material Spring edition, GIGA has partnered with UBM SinoExpo to bring to you the most fun interactive, fast paced, impactful activity to have Architects, Interior Designers and Developers learn about products while playing while competing to win prizes.


What designers are still saying:

"It was great to learn by experiencing materials through teamwork."
"I feel like I understand products better after playing with them.”
"I liked getting my hands...

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EPDs

Start Date
March 25th, 2014 18:00
End Date
March 25th, 2014 20:00
Address
Eco City, 1788 Nanjing West Road
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Join us for an exclusive evening with the key figures driving EPDs, including the President of Green Building Certification Institute and COO of the USGBC, as well as key influencers from SRIBS, ULE, CannonDesign and Gensler (see below).

GIGA and UL Environment present:
An evening learning session focused on the next step in product transparency and the hottest topic in the green building industry today ... Environmental Product Declarations. Learn from the industry’s top experts &...Read More >>
2014-0325Tue
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2014 UrbanPAECO亚洲房地产周

Start Date
March 24th, 2014 09:00
End Date
March 27th, 2014 17:00
Address
上海
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UrbanPAECO Real Estate Week Asia 2014

Date: March 24th - 27th, Shanghai, China
UrbanPAECO Real Estate Week Asia, organized by UrbanPAECO JFPS Group, will be held on March 24 – 27th ,2014 in Shanghai. It is consisted of a Pre-event Cocktail and two conferences.
• Pre-event Cocktail (March 24, 2014) which is by invitation only;
• 7th Ultra High-rise Building (March 25 – 26, 2014), one of the most influential and professional events of the world for high-rise buildings;
• APAC Commercial...Read More >>
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GIGA Material Challenge: 2014 Spring Beijing Edition

Start Date
March 1st, 2014 10:00
End Date
March 1st, 2014 18:00
Address
Beijing, Details below
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Exciting news, GIGA’s Material Challenge is back by popular demand. We’re headed to Beijing to host our fast-paced, hands-on competition and you’re invited to attend. Don’t miss your chance to learn about industry leading materials while competing to win prizes.

See the pictures here

How it works:
Lectures and presentations are boring, learn by experiencing materials like never before. Work with colleagues or friends to complete four design problems that will challenge your industry knowledge,...

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Architects @ Work Exhibition Beijing 2013 & GIGA

Start Date
December 5th, 2013 18:00
End Date
December 6th, 2013 01:00
Address
China, Beijing, Find more details below.
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December 5-6 (Thursday and Friday) will see Architects@Work's first Beijing Chapter. As a strategic partner, GIGA will bring a new experience for you! Come to the GIGA Corner, participate to the activities, and win a iPad Mini!

Activity 1: The GIGA Green Tour

How to participate: Visitors to Architect@Work will be able to participate to the GIGA Green Tour by registering to our corner (A21-A24). The Green Tour will bring you around the exhibition with a new perspective on materials green...

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2013-1205Thu
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Workplace Strategy Seminar

Start Date
October 24th, 2013 02:00
End Date
October 24th, 2013 02:00
Address
KOKUYO Showroom 1F, New Golden Bridge Plaza, No.7 West Beijing Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai ‘People Square’ Metro Station, line 1,2,8, exit 7/19
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What is Workplace strategy and how does this concept offer opportunities for your business?

This is the central question around which we will discuss some of the elements that factor into the workplace.

Guests will gain insights on why workplace strategy is relevant and how it can become a tool to enhance your business.

Schedule

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Registration and Hors d’ oeuvres

7:00 pm – 7:40 pm Presentation

7:40 pm – 8:00 pm Audience Q&A

Location

KOKUYO Showroom 1F, New Golden Bridge...

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The Space Factor

Start Date
September 10th, 2013 02:00
End Date
September 10th, 2013 04:00
Address
Design Republic-Design Commune Manifesto Gallery 3F. No.511 Jiangning Road, Jingan District, Shanghai
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Top-performing companies know the modern office can either ignite or hamper productivity. The savvy ones - companies like Tencent, Alipay and Suning - go one step further: they design offices to drive innovation, foster strong cultures and enable employee happiness and wellbeing. New technologies allow for new forms of creativity and collaboration. What are the opportunities and challenges? What are the new metrics?

Join NBBJ, the architects for Google, Amazon, Tencent and Alipay headquarters...

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2013-0910Tue
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World Workplace Asia 3013 Shanghai

Start Date
September 5th, 2013 17:00
End Date
September 7th, 2013 01:00
Address
Shanghai, Hongqiao Marriott Hotel, 2270 Hongqiao Road
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The third annual World Workplace Asia will take place in Shanghai, China—one of the fastest growing and most economically powerful cities in the world. World Workplace Asia is the largest and most exciting annual platform for professionals in AEC industry specialized in facility management, operation, corporate real estate, office services , architect & designs etc.

Facility Management as a concept has been developing for 30+ years in Europe and North America; through effective...

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2013-0905Thu
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2O2O VISION Knowledge Session: Energy

Start Date
August 22nd, 2013 02:30
End Date
August 22nd, 2013 02:30
Address
CTTCC Showroom: 27F CTSHK Building, No. 868 Changshou Road, Shanghai
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In December 2009, former Premier, Wen Jiabao turned heads at the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit as he announced China's energy targets for 2020. Arguably the world's most aggressive targets to combat climate change, China is committed to reducing its carbon dioxide (CO2) per unit of GDP by 40-45% as compared to 2005 levels.

With Chinese buildings consuming roughly 25% of the country's overall energy load, building energy efficiency and embodied carbon reporting will be prioritized when...

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2013-0822Thu
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2O2O VISION Pilot Project: Eco Access House

Start Date
July 25th, 2013 02:30
End Date
July 25th, 2013 04:30
Address
Broad Pavilion (World Expo Site, Puxi Side), Ban Songyuan Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
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The 2O2O VISION Green Building Challenge is officially underway and the Material Data Drive has started. During the pilot year, participating design companies and manufacturers will document information about the embodied energy, embodied water, chemical composition and BIM readiness. GIGA and AIA will host regular content-focused Knowledge Sessions to provide expertise and tools that help acheive China's green building mandates. Since last week's launch, 11 pilot projects have been submitted...

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2013-0725Thu
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Launch of 2O2O VISION - Green Building Challenge (Pilot Year)

Start Date
June 27th, 2013 02:30
End Date
June 27th, 2013 02:30
Address
Kokuyo Showroom Shanghai (No. 7, West Beijing Road, near Tibet Road)
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Join us on Wednesday the 26th of June at the Kokuyo Showroom in Shanghai.

GIGA and AIA Shanghai will be launching an ambitious green building challenge made for China.

Food and beverages provided.

(Please RSVP so that we may plan accordingly)

Background

2O2O VISION is a Green Building initiative for China envisioned to catalyze a country-wide standard and prepare the design and construction industry for the impact of regulations being implemented in China between now and 2020. As mandated by the...

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2013-0627Thu
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DDWS Talks: the smog dialogue

Start Date
March 15th, 2013 02:30
End Date
March 15th, 2013 05:00
Address
600 Shaanxi Lu, Block 3, Floor 3, Shanghai PRC
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We’ve all seen the headlines. Everyone from the Global Times all the way to BBC has reported about record-breaking pollution levels in China over the past couple of months. DDWS has invited experts from the fields of design, technology, and science to come together and discuss the latest innovations addressing this pertinent issue. The aim of this talk is to discuss air pollution in China on the macro level, and present pragmatic solutions for residents of Shanghai.

SPEAKERS

Raefer Wallis,...

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