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Zheng, Lina (author), Duan, Huabo (author), Liu, Gang (author)
Abstract only. Associated with the continuing increase of construction activities such as infrastructure projects, commercial buildings, and housing programs, China has been experiencing a rapid increase of construction and demolition (C&D) waste. Till now, the generation and flows of China’s C&D waste has not been well understood. This paper...
conference paper 2017
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Zhang, A. (author), Sun, Y. (author), Huang, Qiong (author), Bokel, R.M.J. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author)
This paper discusses the energy impact of corridor design for school buildings in the cold climate of China. Local school buildings were classified into three types in terms of the corridor design patterns. Architectural related parameters of corridors which could have a potential impact on the energy consumption were summarized and discussed,...
conference paper 2017
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Zhuang, T. (author), Qian, K. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
China’s fast growth of economy and urbanization has created a world record on its own since its reform and opening-up policy in late 1970s. This drives mass demolition and reconstruction and leaves a short lifespan of existing buildings through unsustainable urban renewal. Many developed countries/regions, such as the UK and Hong Kong, have long...
conference paper 2016
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Wang, X. (author)
Cities in China are embarked on ambitions plans to create renewed inner-city station areas, particularly evident after a series of redevelopment projects; these projects mainly focus on the development of transport infrastructures, rather than turning station areas into vibrant urban spaces. Therefore, a general lack of citizen’s daily...
conference paper 2014
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Wang, X. (author)
Redevelopments of Chinese inner-­?city station areas introduced both new transport infrastructures (high speed railway, urban mass transit system, etc.) and real estate projects to station vicinities during the past decades. However, existing station areas are isolated from the rest of the city, and seldom urban activities take place in station...
conference paper 2014
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Deng, W. (author), Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
This paper reviews the housing policy of China from 1949-2013. It examines the housing tenure change, policy instruments, and impacts social structures in different time periods. After the welfare period of 1949-77, the dual provision period of 1978-1998, and the market dominant period of 1999-2011, China’s housing policy was again reformed...
conference paper 2014
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Li, J. (author), van Zuylen, H.J. (author), van der Horst, E. (author)
Driver behavior in China shows remarkable differences from that in western countries. In this study, six focus groups were organized to investigate Chinese drivers’ attitudes, expectations, intended actions, their preferences, and habits in different situations in urban areas. The outcomes show that there are important opportunities to improve...
conference paper 2014
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Read, S.A. (author), Wang, J. (author)
Forms in planning often do not match the forms of cities. This is important because the experience and functionings of cities are given by certain forms and not by others. In particular we are concerned here with the fact planning and design thinking often assumes a nested hierarchy of communities and spaces while the real forms of cities...
conference paper 2012
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Minchin, E. (author), Pan, J. (author), Walters, R.C. (author), Fang, D. (author)
Counterfeiting has been around since ancient times. Counterfeiting in modern times was once widespread and not confined to any geographic region. With the globalization efforts following World War II, counterfeiting became an international problem, much of it emanating from Japan’s developing manufacturing-based economy. As Japan’s economy...
conference paper 2011
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Lu, W. (author), Liu, A. (author), Wang, H. (author), Wu, Z. (author)
While heated discussions have been directed towards various innovative procurement systems such as PPP, PFI, and BOT that carry the great expectation to help materialise the projects and deliver value to the society, a procurement system named agent-construction system (ACS or in Chinese Dai Jian Zhi) is being prevailing in China’s public...
conference paper 2011
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Agster, R. (author), Liebl, J. (author), Schuhmann, J. (author), Zürker, M. (author)
This case study investigates the efforts of Centric Austria International (CAI) to successfully set-up service units in China's less developed regions between 2008 and 2010 in order to promote implementation of Cleaner Production (CP) practices. Relying on the project’s capacity development approach, the authors examine the critical success...
conference paper 2010
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Jiang, J. (author), Kandachar, P.V. (author), Freudenthal, A. (author)
Design culture is usually considered as one of the important aspects that influence designers’ decisions and actions, especially in Design for Base of the Pyramid projects including ICT Healthcare Product Design in Rural China (IHDRC). There are two research questions in this issue: what are the cultural factors and how these factors influence...
conference paper 2010
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Jiang, J. (author), Kandachar, P. (author), Freudenthal, A. (author)
Design culture is usually considered as one of the important aspects that influence designers’ decisions and actions, especially in Design for Base of the Pyramid projects including ICT Healthcare Product Design in Rural China (IHDRC). There are two research questions in this issue: what are the cultural factors and how these factors influence...
conference paper 2010
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