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SSG signs MOU with AGC for technology transfer of Glass Integrated Photovoltaic

Singapore Safety Glass (SSG) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Asahi Glass Company Limited (AGC) of Japan to acquire technological and marketing know-how for the purpose of installing and marketing AGC’s glass with built-in photovoltaic (PV) modules for Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV).

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WorldGBC appoints new CEO

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has appointed Terri Wills as its new Chief Executive Officer.

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Design of New Central Library in Christchurch unveiled

The design of the New Central Library in Christchurch, New Zealand, has been developed by schmidt hammer lassen architects and New Zealand based Architectus.

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Sonja Bata to receive RAIC Lifetime Contribution Award

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) will bestow a special Lifetime Contribution Award to Sonja Bata, Hon. MRAIC.

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Emirates Green Building Council honours winners of ‘2015 EGBC Awards’ for excellence in sustainability

Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) honoured the winners of the 2015 EGBC Awards to recognise excellence in sustainability.

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CDL’s Tree House bags gold award at the FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence Awards 2015

City Developments Limited (CDL)’s Tree House condominium was awarded World Gold Winner in the Sustainable Development category at the FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence Awards 2015.

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Francine Houben wins prestigious Dutch cultural prize

Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands will present this year’s Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Prize to Francine Houben, founder and creative director of Mecanoo.

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Chicago Architectural Biennial announces international participants, public programming and $1 million gift from SC Johnson joining presenting sponsor BP, in anticipation of October opening

Chicago, USA – The Chicago Architectural Biennial announced a robust list of architects and artists from around the world who will participate in its inaugural edition, which will be North America’s largest international exhibition of contemporary architecture.

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Goettsch Partners designs Nanning China Resources Center Tower

Shanghai, China – Goettsch Partners (GP) is pleased to announce that construction has commenced on the 445 metres tall mixed-use Nanning China Resources Center Tower.

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Ban Ki-Moon gives seal of approval to Dubai’s low carbon development

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, met Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations during the Government Summit, held in Dubai from 9-11 February, to review the progress of Dubai’s Low Carbon Development.