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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Innovative thinking creates solutions for small spaces

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 05:23am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... from mould and mildew, water leaking in," Baker-Rice says. "They have to rely on air conditioning because it is just too hot and damp inside, and then they're just breathing recycled air. All these mean the indoor air quality is quite low." Why do these problems exist? And how can they be dealt with? "It's all about money," says Keith Chan, ...

  2. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Australian mining town house prices affected by coal industry

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 07:13am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... including sugar, tourism, commerce, and a large export port. New mines are planned, and McFarlane expects demand from India and Japan for the high-quality coal Australia produces will stabilise ... by dedicated workers' camps."   Buying Guide What you can buy for less than A$200,000 A renovated, three-bedroom low-set home in Moranbah, air conditioned, with a refitted kitchen ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - LAND USE

    Hong Kong developers eye green belt land for flats as government plans rezoning

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 03:01pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... received more than 600 objections, mainly from residents worried the development would destroy the natural environment and affect water and air quality. Alex McMillan, a resident in the area, said: ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - C-SUITE

    Hong Kong architect aims to advance community needs

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 07:16am by Yvonne Liu

    ... designed an eight-storey urban window for a residential project in Ho Man Tin. It could offer better air ventilation for the area. But it took us several months to convince the government ... work has become time-consuming. Architects act as a service agency and have to deliver quality projects on time. You also need to convince your team and the site owners. You have to make sure ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Hainan's clean air lures homebuyers

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 01:40am by BLOOM

    .... "Air quality has never been so bad in Shanghai," Zhang said. "I simply want to have a place in Sanya for my baby and parents to fly down and stay during those heavily polluted ... in the same period last year. Air quality in Haikou was the third best among 74 cities the government tracked in January, while Beijing ranked 39th and Shanghai 12th, according to China National ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Mainland China towers scraping the sky in a green and modern way

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:11am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... of The Club- within the landmark Parkview Green, itself a LEED Platinum (version 3) development- and its energy performance, to water efficiency and indoor air quality, had to be considered. The design ... for Haworth's Asia-Pacific sector. "Fresh air exceeds the required Indoor Environment Quality by 35 per cent." Energy and water efficiencies also helped achieve the certification. Through ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Building owners need to pay attention to Hong Kong’s long-term energy plans

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 02:36pm by ROBERT ALLENDER

    ... or to ask for more information or different options. Broader questions might include what their customers and stakeholders want with respect to energy, air quality and climate change. Do they want ... with the China grid to offer an equivalent to renewable energy certificates might allow building owners to meet their own low-carbon aspirations, and/or to attract high-quality tenants who have their own ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Balance needs to be restored to city's development needs

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 03:08am by Yvonne Liu

    ... such as lack of social facilities and support infrastructure, would be exacerbated. Imagine how that will affect traffic, air quality and views. When the Planning Department used to decide on town ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Leading the way in quality

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... energy-saving green features. These help build a top-quality working environment with better air quality, natural lighting and cooling control. There are several large openings on the lower levels ... Kenneth Ko Tenants can enjoy benefits from energy-saving green features. Reports byKenneth Ko Leading the way in quality Hysan Place, a newly-completed office and retail property tower ...

  10. Business - China Business - PROPERTY

    Weather can't cool boom in Ulan Bator

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... black cloud of pollutants during winter. Air-quality standards are often the worst in Asia. Even though construction site floodlights and cranes hum late into the night, developers say ... and overall construction quality, APIP acquired its own cement factory, Central Asian Cement, in 2008. That move was swiftly followed by the founding of Mongolian Properties Construction, which ...




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