How to make the most of a trade mission to China

embassynews
Wednesday, 10/22/2014 12:00 am

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announces her upcoming trade mission to China at an Oct. 1 ceremony at Queen’s Park in Toronto.

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Loh Architects Associates Inc. and Ryerson University work to improve building

air quality

Canadian Architect
Aug 29, 2014 6:00 PM

Toronto-based Loh Architects Associates Inc. and the Research and Innovation office of Ryerson University have initiated a green architecture project to jointly create an eco-informatics database of plants that can be used to improve air quality in buildings.

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Canadian architect designs in China to boost brand at home

The Globe and Mail
Thursday, Oct. 24 2013, 5:00 AM EDT

It didn’t take Joseph Loh very long to realize how difficult it is for a small architecture firm to compete for large-scale projects in Canada.

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When Smog Smells Like Opportunity

OPENCANADA.ORG
December 12, 2013

Last month, China waved a red flag in front of bullish entrepreneurs in the world of green technology.
China’s air quality hit an all-time low, notably in the northern city of Harbin where the air index reached 1,000, and Shanghai which recently hit 503 (anything above 50 is deemed unsafe).
The Chinese government’s response: the announcement of US$830 million in prizes and funding for global companies whose technology can provide an environmental fix.

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Net Zero Energy Grand Stair Ontario Science Centre

Toronto, Canada
May 2, 2011

Enclosed in glass, the proposed grand stair accentuates the experience of the valley forest at the Ontario Science Centre…

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LOH ARCHITECTS Associates Inc. teams up with Beijing-based

Urban Spatial Arts Design and Research Institute

Toronto-Beijing
Wednesday, Aug. 19 2013

Joseph Loh, principal and executive director of LOH ARCHITECTS Associates Inc., has
been appointed to serve as vice president and chief architect of the joint venture.

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Proposed Markham arena draws Chinese investor interest

The Star
Wednesday, Aug. 07 2013

A Toronto firm confirms there has been a “very preliminary” offshore look at the proposed landmark project.

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Shanxi Datong Culture and Arts Center Awarded to LOH ARCHITECTS Associates Inc.

Toronto, Canada
Wednesday, Sep. 10 2012

The new construction comprises 6.2 million square feet (580,000 square metre), making this the largest multi-functional culture and arts centre in Shanxi province.

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Towards Zero Energy Buildings and Communities: The Museum of Taichung City

Toronto, Canada
Wednesday, Sep. 2011

Toronto-based design FIRM LOH ARCHITECTS recently focused their research on two competition schemes that explored the relationship between architecture and energy sustainability: an urban museum with an observation tower and a precinct master plan, both situated on an expansive site in Taichung City.

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Zero Energy Landmark Tower: Observatory Museum and Sustainability

Toronto, Canada
Summer 2011

Positive energy and carbon neutral concept design proposal for a 400-meter tall observation and telecommunications tower to be situated at the urban heart of Taizhong City, Taiwan.

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Taiyuan Landmark Tower, PRC

Toronto, Canada
2008

Overlooking the renowned Fenhe River in the capital city of Taiyuan in Shanxi Province, the 50-storey tall Taiyuan Landmark office tower is twisted 22 degrees from the top to the bottom of the building, which resembles the solar path from East to West.

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2007 International Architectural Competition Finalist: Sustainable Residential Tower Design

Toronto, Canada
Summer 2007

Mr. Loh is the lead design architect for an international building design competition for a prototype residential tower in the UAE. This innovative design was the result of close collaboration with YWA of Toronto; Halcrow Yolles; Smith and Andersen; RWDI, all based in Canada.

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