The number of construction works granted green building certificates in Vietnam remains modest, but is rapidly rising.
The Diamond Lotus Riverside Complex in District 8, Ho Chi Minh City will be built in accordance with green construction standards with US$30 million in investment from the Japanese Mitsubishi Group.
Investing in a green factory is a strategic factor in achieving sustainable growth, both bringing tangible benefits to investors and enhancing their public image, experts have told a workshop.
The Hoa Binh Construction & Real Estate Corporation (HBC) said that it has been chosen to build the above-ground part of the Germany House (Deutsches Haus) in Ho Chi Minh City.
An apartment project that meets the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) standards, the US’s most popular and widely-used green building rating system globally, will be implemented for the first time in Vietnam.
Buildings impact directly and indirectly on their surrounding environment, as during their construction and over the course of their lifetime they draw huge volumes of energy, water, and raw materials.