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Tianjin Eco-City – Tianjin, China

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Project: Tianjin Eco-City
Location: Tianjin, China
Architect: Surbana Urban Planning Group
Began Construction: 2008
Expected Completion: 2020

AE Interest:  developed on non-arable land and in an area facing water shortage;   incorporates sustainable technologies  [solar and wind power, rainwater harvesting, and desalination];  vision is to be “A thriving city which is socially harmonious, environmentally-friendly and resource-efficient – a model for sustainable development”

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Written by Stephen Waters

September 10, 2014 at 2:33 pm

Posted in Under Construction

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