Awash with Green Buildings Here, There and Everywhere

Sebuah artikel dari Jakarta Post mengenai potensi dan fenomena bangunan hijau di Indonesia. Bagaimana GBC Indonesia, yang diwakili oleh Bapak Prasetyoadi sebagai Deputi International GBC Indonesia, menanggapi fenomena tersebut?

Awash with Green Buildings Here, There and Everywhere
Prapti Widinugraheni, Contributor, Perth, Australia | Wed, 02/08/2012 9:45 AM

For the last couple of decades, a new trend has emerged in the office and commercial building and construction industry. Where once architects and developers competed to build the tallest, biggest or most modern-looking structure in the city, there is now an additional “wow” factor for which building designers and developers strive.

New buildings must still aim to dazzle, but the billion rupiah question these days is: are they “green”? Whether one is “green” is such a standard question that quotation marks are no longer needed – being green is not special; it is mainstream. It is on par with the common-sense knowledge, particularly among Jakarta residents, that trees and city parks should be preserved, that people should bike to work rather than drive their cars and that rivers should be clean, not treated like giant garbage dumps. Read more…