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Florence Chan Looks Toward a Decarbonized Future with AIA Hong Kong

On May 12th, the KPF Director spoke at a symposium at Build4Asia about HKUST Guangzhou’s resiliency features.

“Decarbonizing Design for our Future” featured industry experts in designing sustainable, energy-efficient buildings. Florence presented Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s new Guangzhou campus, which opened last fall, highlighting the emphasis on resilience at the core of its design, setting a standard for 21st century academic campuses.

Florence was joined by design leaders from NBBJ, SOM, and representatives from the Greater Bay Area Carbon Neutrality Association, Nan Fung Development, and Swire Properties. The group shared insights into how their practices embrace sustainable approaches to decarbonize the built environment, exchanging ideas and strategies for a greener future, with particular focus on China’s Greater Bay Area.

The event was a featured symposium at Build4Asia, the leading Innovative Technology Showcase for the Building, Electrical Engineering, and Security Industries in Hong Kong. Learn more about Build4Asia here.

The free event took place on May 12th from 2:00 to 5:00 HKT at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive in Wanchai. Register for the event here.