Gallery: SOM Wins Competition to Create Beijing’s Sustainable City Cent...

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Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) was recently awarded the contract to create a stunning new Central Business District in Beijing. The project will integrate into the existing downtown urban district and will improve transportation infrastructure while introducing energy-efficient buildings green public space. The plan also provides a framework for new sustainable growth that would result in eliminating 215,000 tons of CO2 per year, which is the equivalent of planting 14 million adult trees.

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1 Comment

  1. davidwayneosedach November 3, 2009 at 8:27 pm

    I haven’t been to China in years. My next trip will be to Bejing when the Central Business District. When will it be ready?

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