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KOKUYO NEW YEAR PARTY WITH LIVE JAZZ & SUSHI PERFORMANCE

Start Date
January 12th, 2013 05:40
End Date
January 12th, 2013 05:40
Address
New Colden Bridge Plaze No.1 West Beijing Road, Huangpu District. (LEED Gold in application)
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2013-0112Sat
Giga_know_how
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GIGA / AIA Know-How Session on Lighting

Start Date
October 25th, 2012 02:30
End Date
October 25th, 2012 04:30
Address
Haworth Organic Space, Eco City, 1788 Nanjing West Road, 17th Floor (A LEED Gold Building) Nearest Subway: Jing-An Temple (Line 2 & 7)
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"There is no space without light"

Yet, if lighting is so important, why do we know so little about it?

Join us for a special know-how session given by Azlan Nazam and Philip Raphael of Studio Illumine. We will also be joined by Philips, Erco, Lutron and Etrilum, who will be there to answer questions and display their newest products for us to 'play' with.

This session will leave you with a lighting ‘cheat sheet’, cover critical tips and tricks, lighting types and sources, strategies, design...

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2012-1025Thu
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GIGAcrit6: Hous.E+

Start Date
August 31st, 2012 02:30
End Date
August 31st, 2012 02:30
Address
Haworth Organic Space, Eco City, 1788 Nanjing West Road, 17th Floor (A LEED Gold Building) Nearest Subway: Jing-An Temple (Line 2 & 7)
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Hous.E+ is a concept design for a house of the very near future. It anticipates and thinks through technologies that we will soon need to integrate, from built in micro-hydro to smart grid, urban agriculture and more. Join us as Polifactory explores the integration of these systems in a holistic project.

Note that at the beginning of the lecture, GIGA will also be introducing innovative new materials in the database. Be sure not to miss it!

GIGAcrit 6 General Information:
Presenter: Alvaro...

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2012-0831Fri
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GIGA crit 5: A Library amongst the trees

Start Date
July 27th, 2012 02:30
End Date
July 27th, 2012 02:30
Address
Haworth Organic Space, Eco City, 1788 Nanjing West Road, 17th Floor (A LEED Gold Building)
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Project Introduction:

GIGAcrit 5 will focus on the design of a new library for Liling's No.1 Middle School (Hunan province). This project is currently in concept design stage and working under a very tight timeline. Please note that the presentation will be co-given by GIGA, ensuring that it is fully bilingual.

Although Liling's No.1 Middle School has a history of over 100 years, many of the trees on campus are even older, some being well over 200-300 years old. Prioritizing and protecting the...

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2012-0727Fri
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Yellow River Tourist Center

Start Date
June 22nd, 2012 02:30
End Date
June 22nd, 2012 02:30
Address
Haworth Organic Space, Eco City, 1788 Nanjing West Road, 17th Floor (A LEED Gold Building)
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Project Introduction
Yellow River Tourist Center locates at the entrance of the Nature Reserve Area, aiming to minimize the impact on the environment. For example, the architecture is closely designed with the nature, including plants, water, site, ect. The whole site also try best to keep the existing wetland. This project is also designed following the LEED Gold certification standard.

Language: present in Chinese, text in English


Speaker Introduction
Born in 1970, Prof. Dr. Linxue Li, College...

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2012-0622Fri
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GIGAcrit 3: Learning from the traditional (with video)

Start Date
May 18th, 2012 02:30
End Date
May 18th, 2012 02:30
Address
Haworth Organic Space, Eco City, 1788 Nanjing West Road, 17th Floor
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Dennis Zhang is one of the fathers of green architecture in Shanghai and China. Amongst many other projects, he is the architect of the SRIBS research centers, the first of which was completed in 2004. He is also one of the authors of China's green building code and green building certification system. He will be speaking about what our contemporary designs have to learn from traditional Chinese Architecture.

Thank you to KUSH for supporting GIGAcrit 3 (finger food!). KUSH is a health focused...

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2012-0518Fri
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Sustainable Real Estate

Start Date
May 23rd, 2012 20:29
End Date
May 23rd, 2012 20:29
Address
Shanghai Magnolia Hotel
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INTRODUCTION

Over the last decade the term sustainable real estate has become an increasingly important concept not only amongst regulators and their political leaders but also and arguably more importantly investors and consumers alike. Both sets of stakeholders have heightened the focus on delivery of socially responsible real estate investments that takes account of environmental issues. Given that buildings account for about forty percent of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions this...

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2012-0523Wed
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ARCHITECT@WORK

Start Date
September 6th, 2012 18:00
End Date
September 8th, 2012 03:00
Address
Shanghai Expo Centre 1500 Shibo Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai, China
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UPDATE: View the pre-launch party below. Looking forward to seeing you all in September.

INTRO: GIGA is teaming up with the European all-in-one event designed exclusively for architects and designers with a focus on innovation... now coming to the thriving city of Shanghai.

WHAT: ARCHITECT@WORK is entirely different from other construction fairs thanks to its customized character and the possibility to meet and network with people sharing similar business interests. Prepare to indulge yourself...

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2012-0906Thu
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GIGAcrit: Central Pod

Start Date
April 27th, 2012 02:30
End Date
April 27th, 2012 02:30
Address
Central Pod, NO.8, Lane 433 Yuyuan Road (near North Urumuqi), Jing-An District, Shanghai.
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Join us for the second GIGAcrit and get a sneak-peak at what our peers are working on Shanghai. Thomas Austerveil of A-A&D will be presenting the Central POD project with a particular focus on computer modeling for ventilation and how it was used in the project.

GIGAcrit 2: Central Pod
Presenter: Thomas Austerveil: A-A&D
Date: Thursday April 26th.
Time: 6:30 Networking (Beer / Soft Drinks / Snacks)
7:10 Introduction (Sharp!)
7:15 Project Presentation
7:30 Crit


Location: Central Pod, NO.8,...

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2012-0427Fri
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GIGA crit: Shangyu Winery (with video)

Start Date
March 23rd, 2012 02:30
End Date
March 23rd, 2012 02:30
Address
BAU, NO.8, Baoqing Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai
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GIGA is launching a monthly 'critique' session for designers by designers, giving a sneak-peak at what our peers in Shanghai are working on. The sessions will be composed of a 15 minute presentation followed by an informal and constructive 'crit', aimed at generating feedback, suggestions and brainstorming new solutions, both RESET and MNI.

GIGAcrit 1: Shangyu Winery

Presenter: Scott Burroughs: A00 Architecture.

Date: Thursday March 22nd.

Time: 6:30 Networking (Beer / Soft Drinks / Snacks)

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2012-0323Fri
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Broad: fresh air solutions

Start Date
December 31st, 2011 17:23
End Date
December 31st, 2011 17:23
Address
GIGA Office, Shanghai
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Air Pollution: Public enemy number 1. Indoor environment quality is a top priority for most offices, with air quality at the foundation of concern and impact. When outdoor air is healthy, ventilating indoor spaces with fresh outdoor air solves most indoor air quality problems. In most urban cities, outdoor air is not healthy - ventilating indoor spaces with dirty air improves nothing or worsens air quality.

To tackle this problem, we turned to Broad who provides a range of solutions for...

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2011-1231Sat
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Geberit shares their expertise

Start Date
December 16th, 2011 17:07
End Date
December 16th, 2011 17:07
Address
GIGA
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Last week, Geberit's Lu Ping and Yang Ting dropped by to share their knowledge and solutions for "same floor drainage systems" with us and designers from A00 Architecture. Geberit's same floor drainage technology allows flexibility when placing bathroom fixtures, regardless of sewage pipe placement. Designers love the flexibility this allows. Imagine moving columns when inconvenient. Surprisingly, moving toilets carries a similar feeling of liberation. Geberit is a world leader in advanced...

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2011-1216Fri
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GIGA Match: material speed dating

Start Date
November 25th, 2011 17:00
End Date
November 25th, 2011 17:00
Address
Sushi Abuse, 98 Yanping Lu, Shanghai, P.R.China
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Don’t miss the conference for designers who want to build green: Material Speed Dating connects you with a tailored list of green material providers, able to help you achieve your unique green building goals. Space is limited, sign up today!

HOW IT WORKS:

- You will have one-on-one meetings with material vendors, all able to contribute to your green building goals.
- Our formula: quick, targeted meetings, with prompts to get useful discussion started.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND:
- Material Speed Dating...

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2011-1125Fri
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Eco Design Fair

Start Date
April 16th, 2011 18:00
End Date
April 17th, 2011 01:00
Address
The Waterhouse at south bund,No. 1-3, Mao jia Yuan road, near South zhongshan road.
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Find the best in green at Shanghai’s premier eco-design and lifestyle event. The Spring 2011 event will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at the "The Waterhouse at south bund".
Eco Design Fair is a bi-annual grass-roots community event whose purpose is to showcase eco-conscious designers and products to general consumers.

Started in 2008, the Eco Design Fair is the city’s first such initiative that provides the community with green tools to support restorative, environmentally-positive...

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2011-0416Sat
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IWTO Congress 2011: Sustainability – Guaranteed by Wool

Start Date
May 9th, 2011 16:00
End Date
May 11th, 2011 20:00
Address
Hyatt Regency Hangzhou Hotel. 28 Hu Bin Road, Hangzhou, China 310006
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The 80th IWTO Congress, which recently concluded in Hangzhou,China, sought ways to advance the growing ecological trend in favour of wool as a renewable fibre and lifestyle choice for both interiors and fashion.

Delegates heard robust and upbeat marketing presentations from the Woolmark Company on the recently rolled out No Finer Feeling programme in Europe and the Gold Woolmark programme in China.

The worlds of interiors and fashion united behind John Thorley, Chairman of the Campaign for...

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2011-0509Mon
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Making the Business Case for Sustainability

Start Date
March 31st, 2011 17:00
End Date
March 31st, 2011 23:00
Address
Pullman Shanghai Skyway Hotel. Exhibition Hall, 47th Floor, 15 Dapu Road, Shanghai
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The global movement towards sustainability is rapidly changing the competitive landscape. Businesses that move decisively to embrace sustainability at the strategic level are reaping substantial rewards, including new revenue streams and reduced costs. However, according to an MIT study, more than 70% companies have yet to develop a clear business case for sustainability.

Has your company developed its business case for sustainability?

Who should attend?
CEOs, Senior Management, Directors, Heads...

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2011-0331Thu
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Social Enterprise Summit 2010

Start Date
November 20th, 2010 06:44
End Date
November 22nd, 2010 06:44
Address
Hong Kong
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Social Enterprise has become a major force of social change, community improvement as well as investment opportunities in recent years in both economically advanced and developing nations alike. Its importance is being recognized increasingly by more people everyday around the world while its potentials are yet to be fully fathomed and developed.

The Social Enterprise Summit 2008 and 2009 witnessed the joining of hands by different members of the Hong Kong community successfully organizing a...

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2010-1120Sat
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Michigan-China Clean Tech: Collaboration and Competition and Energy, Smart Grid, Green Cities and Transportation

Start Date
December 10th, 2010 17:00
End Date
December 10th, 2010 17:00
Address
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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As the world pushes for sustainable infrastructure and cities, clean-tech solutions have taken the spotlight. China has emerged as a global leader in clean-tech solutions. Attention has shifted east as clean-tech solutions are increasingly manufactured and, more importantly, developed in China. This conference aimed to explain and highlight China's clean tech market, investing potential for US-based investors, clean-tech production and trade relations to underscore copetitive and...

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2010-1210Fri
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WORKTECH12 Asia

Start Date
October 21st, 2010 00:30
End Date
October 21st, 2010 05:30
Address
Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore
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Space without frontiers? Enhancing productivity

WORKTECH12 Asia, the leading APAC conference on the future of work and workplace, will provide its annual fusion of thought leadership, case study presentations and lively debates to an audience of over 150 business and thought-leaders at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore.

The event provides workplace professionals from IT, CRE, FM and HR to answer the challenges facing organisations in the APAC region. Leading international experts will...

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2010-1021Thu
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Green Drinks Beijing

Start Date
September 15th, 2010 03:30
End Date
September 15th, 2010 03:30
Address
The Bookworm, Beijing (Building 4, Nansanlitun Lu)
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Beijing Green Drinks is an informal opportunity for anyone interested in CSR, social/environmental justice, sustainable development etc to meet, chat, and network. The first Beijing Green Drinks held in 2007 drew over 100 people ranging from SEPA to local NGOs to environmental consultants. Now three years running, BJ Green Drinks has become one of the city's most popular green networking events.

So, don't miss out on the fun! Bring friends, colleagues, and anyone else keen on greening China.

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2010-0915Wed
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CCA Carbon Offset Seminar

Start Date
October 15th, 2010 08:00
End Date
October 15th, 2010 08:00
Address
Regal Hong Kong Hotel, Hong Kong
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In response to growing interests in carbon offsets, Carbon Care Asia presents this informative seminar to business executives and sustainability leaders in Hong Kong on the standards and best practices in sourcing high quality offsets with strong sustainability benefits.

This seminar will provide rare first hand insights on various perspectives of carbon offset from its history, developments and upcoming trends. Leading carbon offset standards, such as CDM, VCS, GS, as well as significant...

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2010-1015Fri
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1st Greater Pearl River Delta Region Conference on Building Operation and Maintenance: Sustainable and Value-for-Money Built Facilities

Start Date
October 22nd, 2010 16:30
End Date
October 23rd, 2010 01:00
Address
Chiang Chen Studio Theatre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Specifically focused on supporting more sustainble building management in Hong Kong, Macau, and the Guangdong Province, The Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC) is holding the Greater Pearl River Delta Conference on Building Operation and Maintenance to share ideas for:

  • Reliable installations and safety systems
  • Improved operation and maintenance
  • optimized energy management and overall facility economics
  • regulatory controls and revitalization or facilities

Cost:800 HKD
Contact: Ms. Persia Lai. (...

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2010-1022Fri
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2nd Annual China Solar Energy Technology and Investment Congress

Start Date
September 16th, 2010 16:00
End Date
September 16th, 2010 16:00
Address
Kunming, China
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Network with Government and Industry Leaders at China’s Premier Solar Energy Event.

Due to declining international tariffs, and increasing local incentives, China has begun transitioning from exporting a majority of its solar products to selling and distributing them domestically. The 2nd Annual China Solar Energy Technology and Investment Congress will examine how to capitalize on these changes while clarifying new governmental support policies, technical advances in PV...

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2010-0916Thu
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China Green Building Forum 2010

Start Date
October 22nd, 2010 02:11
End Date
October 23rd, 2010 02:11
Address
Shanghai, China (Grand Metropark Jiayou Hotel)
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The China Green Building Forum 2010 is a must-attend industry gathering, which focuses on the latest Government Responses and Marketing Prospects, Modern Integrated Green Building Design, Advanced Envelopes, Sustainable Materials, Integrated Heat and Power Generation, Innovative Business Models, Water-related Green Building Solutions, Smart Building Systems and Green Device, New Energy Applications, Energy Efficiency Solutions and Systems, enlighten delegates with the best, most timely and...

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2010-1022Fri
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China Green City Summit 2010: Green Upgrading on Urban Utilities

Start Date
September 21st, 2010 16:00
End Date
September 23rd, 2010 01:00
Address
Chongqing, China
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Hosted by Duxes Business Consulting Inc. and endorsed by IIUE and ISWA, China Green City Summit 2010 – Green Upgrading on Urban Utilities will take place on September 20th – 21th, 2010 in Chongqing, China.

Never has the demand of green city been that pressing before because of the limits of carrying capacity of economy and environment. The China Green City Summit 2010 is to explore the market itself and newly released policies and regulations. The summit will provide a platform to bring...

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2010-0921Tue
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