Sustainable Cities: New Developments and Practical Operation

Chair: Leo W.M. Lau, Green Energy Technology R&D Center, Chengdu, China

Review and analysis of exemplary cases of sustainable town developments in the world
  • Beddington zero energy development and its impacts
  • Exemplar zero-carbon town-development projects in the world
  • Latest driving forces of sustainable town-development in China and elsewhere

Leo W.M. Lau, Chengdu Green Energy and Green Manufacturing Technology R&D Center, Chengdu, China

An approach for the sustainable urban development: starting from the building
  • The housing models
  • Building skin as a technological frontier
  • From eco-sustainability to economic and social sustainability

Antonella Calderazzi, DICAR, Politecnico di Bari, Italy

Zoning ordinances as tools for energy self-sufficiency
  • Zoning as a shared vision for urban energy generation
  • Standard urban zoning models for laminar flow height, speed, and turbulence
  • Lessons learned from small aquatic creatures that manipulate liquid flow to feed and respire

Anders Nereim, Dep. of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA

APEC Low-Carbon Model Town Project: Progress and Prospect
  • Mission of APEC Low-Carbon Model Town (LCMT) Project
  • LCMT case studies 2011-2015: Tianjin, Samui Island, Da Nang, Lima, Bitung
  • Future plans

Kazutomo Irie, Institute of Energy Economics, Asia Pacific Energy Research Centre, Tokyo, Japan

12:30 Lunch