BRE signs agreement with top Chinese university

By Lucy Dixon
UK building science centre BRE has signed a collaborative research agreement with Chinas top university Tsinghua and one of its largest property develop...

UK building science centre BRE has signed a collaborative research agreement with China’s top university Tsinghua and one of its largest property development companies Evergrande

Designed to support China’s sustainable urbanisation and national green building programme, the £200 million research programme will involve the development of a number of sustainable demonstration projects in China, a pilot sustainable city demonstration in Danzhou, and a green building demonstration zone in Hainan province.

The programme will also include the development of green standards and improved processes forplanning, design, procurement, construction and management of buildings, R & D on new green materials and low carbon products and technologies and a programme of post occupancy evaluation studies.

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