Urbanisation

Urbanisation
Apr 15, 2019

Economic Indicators of Green Buildings released by MoHURD

On 12 April 2019, the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development issued the Economic Indicators for Green Buildings which can be used as a reference for investment decision-making, and project evaluation. This indicates a trend from the central government that energy savings in buildings will continuously be the focus in coming years. The newly released […]

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Urbanisation
Apr 1, 2019

International Expert Workshop on China’s National Guidelines for Urban Climate Resilience in China

On March 25 and 26, 2019, CSTID attached to the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Construction (MoHURD) together with GIZ co-organized the International Expert Seminar on Guidelines for Climate-Adaptive Urban Construction. International and national experts have conducted in-depth discussions on the text of the Guidelines, fully communicated ideas and experiences for addressing adaptation in urban construction and improving urban resilience.

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Urbanisation
Mar 25, 2019

Is China ready for Plus Energy Building?

A workshop on Plus Energy Building was held in Beijing on March 21, 2019. It was jointly organized by the GIZ and the Department of Standard and Norms of the MoHURD. Plus Energy Building/District is one of the future key topics of SGUP. Plus Energy Building refers to buildings that produce more energy than they […]

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Urbanisation
Dec 2, 2018

China implements nationwide urban regulation reform

China has adopted a nationwide urban regulation on December 1st. The new regulation – the “City Planning and Design Standards for Urban Residential Areas” – was drawn up by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MoHURD). The new regulation shall enable China to better coordinate its urban strategy with existing industry standards. It will […]

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Urbanisation
Jun 30, 2018

Boosting Sustainable Urbanisation: 2018 Outlook

March 2018 saw China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) establish five main areas to be prioritised for its 2018 Urbanisation Plan and Guideline. These five measures are the latest policy strategies and are aimed to tackle the greatest urbanisation-related challenges that China currently faces. The key tasks are: • Reforming and updating the controversial […]

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