Seminar & Lecture Series
ADB-PRC Seminar Series Building with Nature in the PRC: Integrated Fushougou Drainage System3-4pm Beijing Time, 29 Apr 2022 Online
Xiaoyan Yang, Senior Project Officer (Natural Resources and Environment), ADB, shared the ancient Chinese wisdom behind the Fushougou drainage system built over 900 years ago and is still in use today. The system adopts nature-based solutions and the sponge city concept in managing sewage, stormwater, and floods. Its indigenous and innovative design integrates grey and green infrastructures, fosters urban ecosystem, and improves micro-climate and people’s wellbeing.