News 2021

Caring for grassroots families, helping disadvantaged children and youth grow up healthy

More than 1.3 million people in Hong Kong are currently living in poverty, with one in five people living below the poverty line. Many grassroots families and their children face challenges that are particularly detrimental to the healthy physical and mental healthy of children and youth. In view of this, our Fund has recently supported …

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The House of Dreams supported by our Fund wins two International Awards

The House of Dreams, a community-based participatory demonstration project of sustainable architecture supported by our Fund, was recently awarded the gold medal in the 2021 Taipei International Design Award – Golden Award (Public Space Design Category) and an award winner of Restoration & Renovation projects in the Architecture MasterPrize (AMP) awards in 2021. Located in …

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Exploring bamboo forest industry development and rural revitalization with a framework of nature-based solutions (NBS)

Bamboo as vital strategic resource to address the challenges of climate change and to help achieve the national goal of Carbon Peak and Carbon Neutrality, is an green resource which has not yet been reasonably exploited.With the Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) as a guiding framework, we are working with experts and organizations in the field related …

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Support research and development projects for bamboo temporary transition houses, improving the living experience of post-disaster resettlement

With the aim to enhance the role of bamboo in disaster emergency management, promote carbon sequestration and emission reduction, and respond to the national goal of Carbon Peak and Carbon Neutrality, we offer our support to the research and development team to explore the construction of post-disaster temporary transition houses that are made of bamboo …

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The Fund is Honored to Have Dr. Qiu Baoxing as Our Honorary Advisor

Recently, we are honored to have Dr. Qiu Baoxing, the Academician of International Eurasian Academy of Sciences, the Deputy Head of the expert group of the State Council’s Coordination Group for Promoting Governmental Function Change and Streamline Administration and Delegate Powers Reform of Government Functions, former Vice Minister of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development …

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“Sustainable Emergency Building” by BJTU+ joint team completes!

One and a half years in preparation, 21 days in construction. The team spares no effort to work on the project. The post-disaster relief project designed by BJTU+ joint team and led by Ms. Li Junjie and Mr. Zhang Wen of Beijing Jiaotong University, was wrapped successfully! Aimed to improve post-disaster accommodation facilities in view …

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Forthcoming: a new book on top sustainable construction cases in China with eco-responsible approaches

The French book Architectures en Chine Aujourd’hui Démarches écoresponsables (Sustainable Architecture in China Today) supported by our Fund is scheduled to be released in France in October.(More details) We are also working with China Architecture Publishing & Media to produce the Chinese version, sharing today’s representative Chinese sustainable architecture with a wider audience. Written by …

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BJTU+ Joint Team builds Post-Disaster House for Solar Decathlon China 2021

The 3rd Solar Decathlon China 2021 officially kicked off on August 24th. Fifteen teams from 10 countries and 29 universities around the world assembled and will build 15 eco-friendly low-energy houses powered by solar energy within 20 days.BJTU+ Joint Team supported by our Fund has proposed a post-disaster relief plan called BBBC in line with …

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1U1V awarded as the winner of the “Benefitting Society” category in 2021 International Green Gown Awards

The winners of the 2021 International Green Gown Awards were announced on 7th July. “One University One Village” Rural Sustainability Assistance Programme(1U1V) supported by our fund was awarded as a winner in the “Benefitting Society” category. The International Green Gown Awards celebrate the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges across the world …

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BJTU+聯合團隊舉辦路演活動首次公佈設計方案(Chinese version only)

4月22日,我們支持的2021中國國際太陽能十項全能競賽(SDC 2021)參賽團隊——北京交通大學BJTU+團隊,在北京交通大學舉辦了「韌性人居·光耀地球」路演活動啟動儀式。團隊首次公開發布參賽項目的設計方案,並舉辦了可持續設計論壇。 針對「災後救援」這一全球性議題,BJTU+團隊將設計「可持續應急建築」:構建以模塊為單元,可靈活組合的備災空間系統。優化救災模式,改善能源和醫療供應形式,並提高居住空間的舒適度。 支持高校利用專業所長,透過環保建築方法,緩解氣候變化對全球的影響,改善群眾的生活質量,一直是基金多年來的核心工作之一。在本次合作中,基金除了在可持續應急災後管理、健康建築等領域提供技術支持,還擔當起橋樑的角色,促進國際科研學術機構及大學之間的合作與交流。 北京交通大學副校長閆學東認為,團隊所設計的可持續應急建築不僅能優化救災模式,改善能源和醫療供應形式,還能提高居住空間的舒適度。 四川省紅十字會也為該項目的調研工作提供了大力支持。四川省紅十字會黨組書記冉茂琴表示,模塊化的設計理念能夠較好地解決實際救援過程中的短板和難點,所提出的災後救援全週期適配性方案,彰顯了以人為本的理念。 此外,嘉賓們還通過觀看展覽了解了項目背景、方案的建築與系統亮點等,並通過VR體驗,更深刻、具象化地感受到災後的場景與方案的意義。 媒體報導 新華網:“韌性人居·光耀地球”路演活動在京舉辦 光明日報:“韌性人居·光耀地球”路演活動在北交大啟動 北京交通大學新聞網:“韌性人居·光耀地球”路演活動順利舉辦中國新聞網:北京交通大學BJTU+團隊入圍國際競賽 舉辦路演活動公佈設計方案 中國教育電視台:國際太陽能十項全能競賽:關愛災後重建 助力可持續發展 中國教育新聞網:世界地球日 | “韌性人居•光耀地球”活動在北交大舉行 關於BJTU+團隊 BJTU+聯合團隊是一個國際聯合小組,由北京交通大學可持續設計團隊(Sustainable Design Studio,簡稱SD)、英國拉夫堡大學(Loughborough University,為團隊提供社區能源彈性、健康煮食能源等領域知識)、英國建築研究院信託基金(BRE Trust,具有建築環境和災後重建方面的專業知識)和陳張敏聰夫人慈善基金共同組建,由北京交通大學代表參加2021中國國際太陽能十項全能競賽。 關於中國國際太陽能十項全能競賽 中國國際太陽能十項全能競賽由中國國家能源局和美國能源部主辦,中國產業海外發展協會承辦,是一個以全球高校為參賽單位的綠色能源建築科技競賽。該競賽借助世界頂尖研發、設計團隊的技術與創意,將清潔能源、節能環保與建築設計以一體化的新方式緊密結合創造一個功能完善、舒適宜居、具有可持續性的居住空間。比賽將從工程設計、創新能力、市場潛力、建築設計、宣傳推廣、舒適程度、家用電器、居家生活、電動通勤及能源平衡共十個單項進行評比。更多詳情,請瀏覽http://sdchina.org.cn/