First eco-construction conference in Myanmar last November

On the 19th of November 2015, more than 300 participants attended the conference held at Yangon City Hall. They were mainly YCDC Committee members and civil servants, business sector representatives, CSOs representatives, professors, students and citizen from Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw. TV and journalists came in order to interview the speakers. The Irrawaddy magazine gave its support as media partner for the event.

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Eco-construction reporting


here are all the presentations of the day :

1. Cities and the Challenge of Climate Change- Urban Adaptation and Mitigation by Linda J. Yarr, of PISA, George Washington University

2 GL Green construction by Jean-Marc Brûlé, Green Lotus

3. YCDC Sustainable Housing – Copy by U Toe Aung, deputy Director of Urban Planning, YCDC (Yangon  City)

4 MAx Myanmar Green by U Tay Zar Aung Lwin, Director General, Max Myanmar Construction Co., Ltd.

5 AREP Présentation_GreenLotus by Antoine Mougenot, Director General of AREP (french urban agency) for South-East-Asia

6 Presentation Chaw Kalyar 19112015 by Chaw Kalyar, of Green Building Committee, Building Engineering Institute

7 Terao Myanmar – Green Building presentation by Valentin Grimaud, TERAO China (french green construction company)

8 John jic_yangon – Copy by John I. Carruthers, George Washington University, Planning for Quality of Life

9 Jack Green Lotus Finegan UNH revised, “Policies, rules and regulations”, by Jack Finegan, UN HABITAT

10 Archetype_Michel Cassagnes_TGC Presentation, by m Cassagnes, Archetype architect company