This report describes the planned Changxindian Low Carbon Community, located in Fengtai’s Hexi District, which is one of the most important development areas along the southwestern corridors of Beijing city. The project is 500 hectares in area and includes a future residential and commercial area, an industrial research park, and an open space. It will be served by a Light Rail Transit line as part of the city-wide mass transit system. The goal of this report is to prepare a mixed-use community concept plan that is guided by a sustainability framework and performance indicators; and to establish a low-carbon, economically viable, socially inclusive, environmentally friendly and resource efficient community.
1 December 2010