Sustainable Design China Summit to make its debut | Pioneering change

*In partnership with Design China Beijing*

Design China Beijing returns for its fifth edition this September, featuring a new format which introduces the Sustainable Design China Summit. 

The Summit marks a new approach from Design China Beijing, setting its sights high on exploring the design world through a sustainable lens. It will be held from 26th-28th September, following on from the highly anticipated design event, and will 70 design-related leaders and industry pioneers to discuss the pressing global issues and environmental challenges. 

“We have always focused on sustainable development and innovation in the design field. Over the past four years, Design China Beijing has attracted more than 300 industry experts and lecturers, presented countless brilliant ideas, and built up a strong influence,” commented Director of Design China Beijing, Tan Zhuo.

“This year, we are back with a brand-new look, offering a more professional and global stage for design-related professionals to discuss the long-term sustainability of the industry in relation to policy, culture, technology, ecology and business.”

Tan Zhuo, Director of Design China Beijing

The core themes of the Sustainable Design China Summit  

Six themes will form the basis of the Summit, with a particular focus placed on the architecture environment, circular regenerative strategies, groundbreaking net-zero design, and material innovations. 

The themes are: Designing a Sustainable World; Circular Design Thinking; Climate Changes Everything; On the Path to Net Zero; Nature by Design, and Building Sustainability & Green Design. 

Sharing her insights, Orianna Fielding, sustainability advisor for the Sustainable Design China Summit, said: “Creating new urban landscapes requires a comprehensive integration of architecture, natural landscape, urban planning, policy and culture; by integrating these elements, the cities and communities of the future can become spaces that meet all the needs of current and future generations, while protecting the earth’s environment and promoting regenerative cycles – this is what we hope to achieve with the Summit.”

Material design expert Chris Lefteri will present a special curated exhibition ‘Material Installation’ as part of the Special Features Panel at this year’s Summit

The Sustainable Design China Summit will be officially open from 26th-28th September 2022, taking place at China World Summit Wing Hotel in the Chaoyang District, Beijing.

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