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Integrated Green Design: Sasaki Associates’ Urban District for Beijing Games

The June 2007 issue of Dwell profiles the master urban plan of Sasaki Associates for the 2008 Beijing Olympics (image via Boston Sociey of Landscape Architects). Dennis Pieprz, a principal at Boston-based Sasaki, whose design was chosen as the winner during an international competition, told Dwell that “[t]he most important aspect of the urban planning […]

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China’s First LEED-CI Certification in Shanghai

The first-ever LEED for Commercial Interiors certification in China has been awarded to an InterfaceFLOR facility in Shanghai. The company, which produces modular floor coverings, received LEED-CI Gold for its 4,500 square foot space in Shanghai’s historic district, successfully incorporating a variety of low-flow water fixtures and reclaimed materials, including antique timbers reclaimed from nearby […]

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