Changxindian Low Carbon Community Concept Plan (Website)

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Source:
Arup Consulting
Date:
1 December 2010

This report describes the planned Changxindian Low Carbon Community, located in Fengtaiā€™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.