`Environmental Science Building (SIEEB) at Tsinghua University

Designed by the Italian architect, Mario Cucinella, SIEEB is supposed to be one of the “greenest” buildings in China.  It incorporates extensive sunshading, natural ventilation, generous daylighting, solar power, rainwater harvesting, wastewater recycling, ecological materials and intelligent controls.  The energy saving is supposed to be 30% compared to similar buildings.

Thinking about Contemporary Practices
Posted September 19, 2010