Saturday, June 19, 2010

Sustainable building in Japan

An interesting resource for sustainable buildings in Japan.

Ken Tadashi Oshima is the most knowledgeable and best resource for prefab and industrialized housing in Japan. A great video interview with him can be found at this website (interview #63)

Swiss High-performance building - 15,000 proofs-of-concept

From a 2009 conference in Washington DC. 12 page PDF introduction to the Swiss Minergie standard with comparisons to the USGBC's LEED program.

Green Building in China - Putting it all together

15 page overview of green building in China from a 2009 report on cleantech. A very good and concise overview.