Southeast Asia Building – May-June 2018

(Jacob Rumans) #1
NEWS Asia Pacific & Middle East


Sydney, Australia – Westpac Group’s fit-out
in Tower Two of Barangaroo’s International
Towers Sydney has achieved a 6 Star Green Star
Interiors rating from the Green Building Council
of Australia (GBCA). The project received the
highest number of Green Star points achieved
by any office fit-out in Australia.
Notable design features of the fit-out
include an extensive metering system that
monitors major energy and water usage, using
materials with lower environmental impact
such as 95 percent reused, recycled, certified
or best practice timber and PVC amongst other
Westpac’s John Harries, Group General
Manager, Operations, Property and Commercial
Services said, “We are proud that we’ve been
able to support the Barangaroo precinct’s goal
of becoming Australia’s first carbon neutral
community. In addition to receiving the highest
score, we are also in a 6 Star Green Star Building, with the first 6 Star Green Star bank branch – St.George.”

Guangzhou, China – Headed by the biennial Light + Building event
in Frankfurt, GEBT is set to hold its 15th edition from 9 to 12 June
2018 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou,
China. According to research by BSRIA, the market potential of
China’s building industry will be worth up to RMB1.04 billion by

  1. In order to capitalise on this booming industry, advances
    in building technologies will be spearheaded by developments
    in IoT, information and communication technology, and cloud
    computing. These developments are indicative of the lucrative
    opportunities in the building industry.
    In order to stay at the forefront of the market, GEBT will once
    again unveil the latest innovations and organise a comprehensive
    event programme. Regarded by professionals as the premier
    platform for electrical engineering, intelligent building and smart
    home markets, the fair attracts industry-leading brands who will
    showcase their cutting-edge technologies. The fair is dedicated
    to promoting technical and business exchange in the building
    industry by presenting ground-breaking technologies to visitors
    ranging from system integrators, engineers, architects, designers,
    property developers, building contractors, energy suppliers
    and distributors from around the globe. A series of interactive

GEBT 2018 aims to be a prominent trading platform for

electrical engineering, intelligent building and smart home


Westpac Barangaroo office awarded highest scoring 6 Star

Green Star rating in Australia

Photo: © Messe Frankfurt / Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology

forums will also be held concurrently to share industry insights
by covering numerous topics of interests.
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