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DOI:10.5593/SGEM2013/BF6/S27.001

ORDOS 100 – THE IMPLEMENTATION OF GREEN DESIGN AND SUSTAINABLE PRICIPLES

C. A. Toma
Tuesday 6 August 2013 by Libadmin2013

References: 13th SGEM GeoConference on Nano, Bio And Green – Technologies For A Sustainable Future, www.sgem.org, SGEM2013 Conference Proceedings, ISBN 978-619-7105-06-3 / ISSN 1314-2704, June 16-22, 2013, 525 - 532 pp

ABSTRACT

The process of housing green design is often stressed by economic consideration and financial investment revenue. An international competition held in China by a large building development corporation is always an opportunity for young offices to promote themselves on international context but also to propose a sustainable approach in order to respond to specific site conditions. ORDOS 100 is such a competition, held in 2008, opened to young architects and internationally promoted in order to find a new direction in housing development. The paper will discuss the competition process and the ideas rose from competition project in order to provide social, economical and ecological qualities, promoting a sustainable design process by this type of commission.

Keywords: environment, green design, sustainability, housing.