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Atkins to pilot ‘Eco-Low Carbon Urban Planning Methodology’ in Chinese cities

Hong Kong – Atkins has been appointed by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to support the application of its recently launched ‘Eco-Low Carbon (ELC) Urban Planning Methodology’ in a number of pilot projects, as part of a one year follow on project from April 2013. Funded by the FCO Prosperity Fund, development of the methodology was led by Atkins supported by China Society for Urban Studies (CSUS), working closely with China’s Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD) and the FCO. The methodology is aimed at providing a blueprint for ELC urban planning in China.

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CapitaGreen celebrates topping-out ceremony

Singapore – CapitaLand, CapitaCommercial Trust, and Mitsubishi Estate Asia, the joint venture partners for the development of CapitaGreen, celebrated the topping-out of the new iconic 40-storey tall premium Grade A office building located at 138 Market Street in the heart of the Central Business District (CBD).

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Audi Centre Singapore named “Best Retail Architecture” in the country

Singapore – Designed with a host of innovative offerings and services to delight customers, the Audi Centre Singapore was selected by a regional panel of judges as the most outstanding retail development in Singapore at the International Property Awards (Asia Pacific) 2014, held in Kuala Lumpur on 9 May 2014.