Big and Super-Green Buildings and Cities Highlighted at Innovation 2010 Conference

New Video Available from McGraw-Hill Construction, Architectural Record and GreenSource

Oct 25, 2010, 17:41 ET from McGraw-Hill Construction

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Construction, Architectural Record and GreenSource today released video highlights from Innovation 2010, a conference on big and super-green buildings and cityscapes, held in New York City in October 2010. The video features sustainable projects from Dubai, Chicago, New York, Hamburg, Manitoba and South Korea.

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In the video, James von Klemperer of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates reviews plans for New Songdo City in South Korea and underscores the importance of integrated, overlapping functions and mixed-use buildings in a sustainable city. Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture's Robert Forest presents the Decarbonization of Chicago Plan, developed to reduce carbon emissions in dense urban cores. David Owen of The New Yorker highlights New York City's sustainable merits: "NYC residents use less energy than any other Americans."

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