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CSET - Centre for Sustainable Energy Technologies
The Nottingham University has opened a new campus in Ningbo, in the heart of the Chinese district of Zhijiang. The Center for Sustainable Energy Technology CSET is dedicated to the diffusion of sustainable technologies such as those applied to solar energy, photovoltaic or wind energy. The building of 1,300 sqm designed by MCA hosts as well as a visitor center, research laboratories and classrooms for courses. The pavilion stands in a lawn area along a stream that runs through the campus and features a design inspired by paper lanterns and fan-shape of the Chinese tradition. The design employs various environmental strategies.