Exposure Visit to Netherlands

An exposure visit of government and municipal officials lead by Joint Secretary Mr. Suresh Prakash Acharya was organized from 19-24 May, 2014 in the Netherlands to learn from the European experiences. IHS/Erasmus University hosted the programme in Rotterdam where the participants were oriented on green building practices of the Netherlands and Europe- the policy setup, present practices and control mechanisms. Live examples of new green building of Erasmus University, social housing schemes in Hook of Holland and Amsterdam, Green Building Exposition, the climate resilient floating house modelĀ  were the major attractions. The European experiences were presented by private social housing companies, Amsterdam Metropolis and Rotterdam city expansion. The participants gained knowledge on latest technologies and practices from the European expriences.