Green Building and Indoor Air Quality
- 07-05-2015 19:30 - 21:00
- DeZign Flooring BJ Office, Beijing
Green Drinks Beijing is organizing a special event on Green Buildings and Indoor Air Quality. It is special because they are for the first time having three great speakers and one special host from the industry moderating the event.
Questions that the attendees would get answers for include (not not limited to): What is a green building? How to make our buildings “green”? How will green building design influence our life?
Jim Spear, Architect, Designer of the Brickyard Retreat at Mutianyu.
Spear will talk about “Repurposing Old Buildings and Used Building Materials: Creating the Luxury of Simplicity a tMutianyu's Brickyard Retreat”. Jim Spear spent nearly 20 years doingbusiness in China prior to moving full-time to his vacation house at MutianyuGreat Wall in 2005. He expanded and upgraded the home, turning it into a yearround retreat. Spear’s passion for designing and building country houses becamea business and today he has completed over 30 homes for clients from around theworld.
Joseph Tenzin Oliver, Managing Director of We Impact
Oliver will give a speech on “Cutting-edge Technologies and Ideas for Air Quality and Buildings”. Joseph Tenzin Oliveris a sustainability and innovation pioneer from the United Kingdom. His mission is to create, prototype and prove cutting-edge methods and technologies that will change the future of the world for the better.
Matt Schrader, Smart Air's CFO and CMO
Many of us have air purifiers in our homes, but do they really protect against pollution? How effective are they? Do you need to leave them on all the time, and does it have to be at the highest setting? Smart Air, a social enterprise dedicated to making clean air affordable for everyone, has collected tons of good data on these questions and more. Matt Schrader will walk you through a presentation meant to clear up some of the mysteries around air purifier use.
Special Guest and Moderator - Quentin Montrie, Chief Architect for Dalian Wanda Group, Beijing
About BJ Green Drinks:
BJ Green Drinks is a casual networking event that draws a steady crowd, which includes green-collar professionals, government, academia,media, and NGOs. BJ Green Drinks aims to provide a fun and casual atmosphere for people to learn more about China's sustainable development. The events take place every 2nd Tuesday of each month and everyone is welcome to attend. Help spread the word! Bring friends, colleagues and anyone keen on greening China.
May Event Co-organizer: DeZign Flooring Architecture
DeZignFlooring Architecture is a Belgian company that specializes in providing innovative and sustainable wooden floorings and wall coverings with a European vintage look to architects, designers and decoration companies in China.
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org (Alina Zhang)
This is not a Green Initiatives-organized event. To register for this event please contact the organizers directly.