Goyang New Town and University Campus
Sustainability integrates ecology, social patterns and economic prosperity, and is realized
most effectively at the watershed and community scale. In Goyang, South Korea,
Brightworks conducted a resource assessment and developed master planning concepts for
a 7,000-acre and 250,000-citizen new town for a visionary program of sustainable
mid-density residential development and high-density urban centers. The team
conceptualized two district combined heat and power plants fed by organics, used oil, and
sewage as well as photovoltaic lined highways and building-integrated solar thermal arrays.
Together the energy system will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 72 percent and
methane off-gassing by 100 percent.
conceptualized a city-wide
natural water conveyance
and fi ltration system to
cleanse receiving waters
to the Han River, which
has long battled urban
and agricultural pollution.
Streams and wetlands
connect buildings with
into a complex network
that also supports
such as boating, walking,