UNEP in China: Building Back Better

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This booklet describes the cleanup and redevelopment effort in the aftermath of the Sichuan earthquake in 2008. A sustainable building design was included, which minimizes energy needs for cooling, heating, and lighting, is earthquake resistant, results in zero waste at the construction site, and is made with recycled materials.

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Location(s): China - Sichuan Province - Chengdu
Creation Date: June 2010
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UNT Libraries
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Environmental Policy Collection
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Place of Publication: Nairobi, Kenya
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  • Creation: June 2010
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China - Sichuan Province - Chengdu
Description:

This booklet describes the cleanup and redevelopment effort in the aftermath of the Sichuan earthquake in 2008. A sustainable building design was included, which minimizes energy needs for cooling, heating, and lighting, is earthquake resistant, results in zero waste at the construction site, and is made with recycled materials.

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27 p. : col. ill., col. maps

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Keyword(s): natural disasters | natural hazards | environmental health | development | sanitation | hazardous materials | contamination | sustainability | hazardous waste | waste management | public health
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UNT Libraries
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Environmental Policy Collection
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Resource Type: Text
Format: Text