LOTUS News

LOTUS BIO: Green Certification for Existing Buildings

VGBC is delighted to announce the release of LOTUS BIO V1 in this month of June 2017. This latest version supersedes LOTUS BIO Pilot which was published back in July 2013. LOTUS Buildings in Operation (LOTUS BIO) is the LOTUS rating system developed to assess existing buildings that are already in operation. Development of LOTUS […]

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Green One UN House achieved LOTUS Platinum Certification

Green One United Nations House (GOUNH) in Hanoi has been awarded LOTUS Platinum Certification by the Vietnam Green Building Council (VGBC), the highest level in the market-based green building ratings system. The certification is in recognition of GOUNH as a high performance green building enhancing the efficient use of resources through smart ecological design and […]

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The first Green Kindergarten in Go Vap District

Leaving home, children are expected to be cared, educated and guided by devoted teachers in a prestigious kindergarten. Apart from advanced curriculum, dedicated teachers and staffs, environment and facilities are considered major concerns. However, the importance and influence of facilities on children’s development are not fully concerned by all kindergartens. The Worldkids International School – […]

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framed: a publication of B+H Architects

B+H Architects, a VGBC’s member since 2010, is one of the largest architecture, interior design and urban planning firms in the world. B+H Architects has published a new book entitled: framed.  At its core, framed is a celebration of ideas. Through explorative design stories and compelling thought leadership content contributed by their firms’ leading thinkers, B+H Architects demonstrate […]

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LOTUS Homes: Consultation on Scoping Paper

Introducing LOTUS Homes VGBC are proud to announce the development of a new LOTUS certification tool, specially designed for single family homes. LOTUS Homes will provide a simple and workable tool that can be applied to houses throughout Vietnam. This tool will complement the existing suite of LOTUS green building tools. Over the coming months, […]

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