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25 December 2023

Season’s Greetings from the Build4People Project


14 October 2023

Publication of a scientific paper

Open access publication on urban transition interventions based on the case study of the Build4People Sustainable Building Arena: Jayaweera, R., Becker, A. L., Rohracher, H, Nop. S, Waibel, M. (2023). Urban Transition Interventions in the Global South: Creating empowering environments in disempowering contexts?Energy Research & Social Science (ERSS),

09 October 2023

Dissemination of Handbook for Green Housing and Healthy Living to multiplier institutions in Vietnam

20 September 2023

Agenda of Build4People Project Visit, September / October 2023



29 June 2023

Publication of a scientific paper

Nguyen, T.T.T.; Waibel, M. Promoting Urban Health through the Green Building Movement in Vietnam: An Intersectoral Perspective. Sustainability 2023, 15, 10296.

31 May 2023

Presentation about sustainable building and sustainable urban development at a local school

26 April 2023

Presentation in the context of the German Vietnamese Science Day

24 April 2023

Launching Event of Handbook of Green Housing and Healthy Living

31 March 2023

Publication of a scientific paper

Jayaweera, R., Rohracher, H., Becker, A.; Waibel, M. Houses of cards and concrete: (In)stability configurations and seeds of destabilisation of Phnom Penh’s building regime. Geoforum, 141 (2023) 103744. ISSN 0016-7185,

27 February 2023

Kick-off Event of Build4People Ecocity Transition Lab 2023

19 February 2023

Agenda of Build4People Project Visit, February / March 2023

15 December 2022

Proud of co-authorship of recent publication „Implementation Guideline: Green walls and green roofs: Urban Ecosystem-Based Adaptation to Climate Change in Viet Nam“, published through Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

14 December 2022

Presentation about the newly founded Competence Centre for Sustainable Building in Vietnam (CCSB-VN) during a webinar as part of the BMBF funded CLIENT II initiative

07 October 2022

Exchange of Build4People team with representatives of Borey Peng Huoth developer company at its headquarter in Chbar Ambov district, Phnom Penh

06 October 2022

Build4People Work Package #6 “Sustainable Urban Transformation” Science Workshop at Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP)

05 October 2022

Build4People Roundtable Workshop at Phnom Penh City Hall

03 October 2022

Build4People team meets the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Kingdom of Cambodia Stefan Messerer during the reception on the occasion of the 32nd Day of German Unity

03 October 2022

Build4People Roundtable Meeting with Housing Development Association of Cambodia

01 October 2022

Launching Event of Build4People Sustainable Building Incubator at Impact Hub Phnom Penh

28 September 2022

Successful HOPE#4 Webinar „Health Governance to promote Comprehensive Life Cycle Assessment of Materials in Sustainable Construction in Vietnam“ with prominent speakers

27 September 2022

Issue No. 58 of the peer-reviewed journal Pacific Geographies published

18 August 2022

The HOPE Webinar #3 “Green building design and sustainable neighborhood development towards public health in the built environment of Vietnam“ raises tremendous interest among about 500 participants

30 June 2022

Successful representation of Build4People at World Urban Forum, Katowice, Poland

30 June 2022

Fruitful HOPE#2 Webinar

14 April 2022

Kind invitation to join the HOPE#1 Webinar

27 March 2022

Issue No. 57 of the peer-reviewed journal Pacific Geographies published

The latest issue of the peer-reviewed journal PACIFIC GEOGRAPHIES has been published.

21 March 2022

Inspiring Build4People Sustainable Building Arena at Impact Hub, Phnom Penh

18 March 2022

Presentation Conference of Build4People Ecocity Transition Lab 2022

16 March 2022

Luncheon to connect Build4People with donor organisations hosted by German Embassy at Raffles hotel, Phnom Penh

14 March 2022

Insightful exchange with local administration of Phnom Penh’s Chbar Ambov district

14 March 2022

Kick-off Event of Build4People Ecocity Transition Lab 2022

13 March 2022

Informal kick-off of Build4People Ecocity Transition Lab 2022 at Coconut Park, Phnom Penh