Training Programmes on "Environment Friendly Siting and Site Master Planning of New Industrial Parks”
(for officials of GPCB, GIDC, GIDB)
18th June, 2014; Gandhinagar
“Planning of New Industrial Parks / Investment Zones” is one of the core topics of the Indo German Environment Partnership (IGEP). Under the on-going technical cooperation between GIZ, Gujarat Cleaner Production Centre (GCPC) and Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB), to facilitate planning of Green Industrial parks at Gujarat, one day training programme was conducted on “Environmental Friendly Siting and Site Master Planning of New Industrial Parks” on 18th June 2014 at Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB), Gandhinagar for officials of GPCB, GIDB and GIDC. The programme was attended by 18 participants from different organizations. Programme schedule is attached.
Mr Thomas Kraubitz, Senior Consultant, Buro Happold Cities, was the principal resource person for this training programme. He is a strategic planner, urbanist and architect with strong experience in regional and city planning, international development, urban and building design. He has worked in different climatic zones in Consulting, Project Management, Urban Planning, Urban Design and Architecture for Stefan Behnisch, Ken Yeang and Rem Koolhaas amongst others. As an urban expert and former Fulbright Scholar he lectures at various national and international universities. He has been actively involved initiating the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) and is leading the economics section for the Industrial Districts Scheme. Mr Kraubitz studied architecture at the University of Coburg and Urban Planning at Tongji University Shanghai, the MIT and Harvard and holds a Master’s Degree in Urban Design with Distinction from Harvard University. He is a LEED GA (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design -Green Associate) and DGNB Auditor. The training programme was conducted along with co-presentor from GIZ- Ms. Anshika Gupta (Junior Technical Expert, GIZ-IGEP).
The training programmes focused on:
Master planning principles
Standards, Rating systems - technical quality, environmental quality, economic quality, socio- cultural & functional quality etc.,“Greening” of industrial areas
- Transportation/circulation systems, Landscaping, renewable energy systems planningWater,
- waste water, waste managementCommon infrastructure and services
- Organizational and management models
Retrofitting aspects of existing industrial areas
Case Examples – national, international
The methodology of the programme was a mix of interactive presentations. An interactive hands-on exercise was also conducted in which the participants were divided into 3 groups. A German case study of an Industrial Park was put forth to participants as a planning exercise. Each group presented their ideas and discussed the salient features of the industrial park as designed by them.