Mahindra World City in Chennai, India: A Green Building Case Study

Winner of numerous sustainability awards, Mahindra World City in Chennai, is India’s first and one of the largest integrated business city with an operational Special Economic Zone. Join us as we explore this self-supporting urban eco-system "Mahindra World City" certified under the Indian Green Building Council’s (IGBC) Green Townships rating system.
· March 15, 2022
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Winner of numerous sustainability awards, Mahindra World City in Chennai, is India’s first and one of the largest integrated business city with an operational Special Economic Zone. According to the Chairman of Mahindra group “ A well-designed city is almost a living thing. A vibrant space where people can interact and live in ways that enhance them. That is a dream with which Mahindra World City was created”. Mahindra World City is India’s first IGBC Gold certified Green Township and India’s first city to receive ‘zero waste to landfill (ZWL) certification. This case study is also part of GBRI’s IGBC Exam Prep which is available for FREE with student scholarships at gbrionline.org

What yo9u will learn

  1. Understand and learn about IGBC Green Townships rating system
  2. Identify the IGBC Green Townships certification criteria for projects
  3. Analyze each category of sustainable design through project specific examples
  4. Identify and understand some of the strategies employed by Mahindra World City Project to achieve sustainability goals

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