First meeting of all projects funded as part of the BMBF research initiative SURE (Sustainable Development of Urban Regions)

On 18 December 2020, a first online meeting was held with representatives from all 10 projects funded as part of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research’s initiative Sustainable Development of Urban Regions, acronym: SURE. 8 projects are located in the Southeast Asian region, among them the Build4People project…

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Build4People team members provide input to UNSW online forum: Housing in rapidly urbanising South East Asian cities

Build4People team members provide input to University of New South Wales online forum: Housing in rapidly urbanising South East Asian cities, 30 November 2020. This forum sits within the UNSW – Cambodia Professional Placement Program (virtual). In small cross-cultural teams, architecture students will focus on investigating and proposing approaches to…

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Inception Meeting of UNEP-UNDP joint support for Cambodia in developing “NDC Roadmap for Buildings and Construction 2020-2050”

On 28 October 2020, an inception meeting organized by UNDP jointly with UNEP took place, which is the first of a series of activities to support Cambodia’s Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction (MLMUPC) in developing a national roadmap to achieve zero-emissions and resilient buildings and construction in…

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Khmer language edition of Build4People exhibition “Green Buildings and Sustainable Neighbourhoods” published

We are proud to announce that the Khmer language edition of Build4People exhibition on “Green Buildings and Sustainable Neighbourhoods” has been published online at flickr. Past project experience has shown that by means of the use of Khmer language a much larger audience can be reached and be made aware…

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Blue-Green Building Design awards 1st price in Hafencity Hamburg Competition

Always seeking to push for a better sustainability performance, the Build4People team member Eble Messerschmidt Partner (Work Package#3 “Sustainable Neighbourhoods”) wins a prestigious competition with an outstanding sustainable design. The project we-house Baakenhafen in Hamburg’s Hafencity, which is part of the Build4People Exhibition “Green Buildings and Sustainable Neighbourhoods”, features an…

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Build4People’s Participation at 3rd Meeting of Sustainable Cities Technical Working Group hosted by National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD)

The third meeting of the inter-ministerial Sustainable Cities Technical Working Group (SCTWG) took place at Hotel Cambodiana, Phnom Penh, 06 August 2020. The SCTWG was established in 2019 with members from relevant government ministries and agencies, NGOs and civil organizations within Cambodia, and it is host under NCSD. The chief…

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