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Vale Inco Living With Lakes Centre

Perkins + Will Named One of 2013's Most Innovative Companies in Architecture World Wide.

...architecture. From the Van Dusen Botanical Visitor Center to the Centre for Interactive Research in Sustainability (CIRS) we have seen Perkins + Will raise the ...

The VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre

The VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre

...architecture and landscape from a visual and ecological perspective. Inspired by the organic forms and natural systems of a native orchid, the building is organ...

Okanagan College
LEED Certification

Recognition keeps coming for one of world’s most sustainable buildings

...Architecture Awards’ Green GOOD DESIGN Award from the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies Two awards from the Illuminating Engineeri...

Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office

2015 Award Winning Project: Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office

...Architecture + Interiors Inc. Structural Engineer Fast + Epp Structural Engineers General Contractor Ventana Construction Landscape Architect Sharp + Diam...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...architecture and urbanism that has a more positive impact on the world around us. " As the UK Architects put it: " For everyone working in the construction in...

Toboom - Winner of Formica Canada’s Industrial Design Competition

Canadian students win first prize at Formica’s 2021 FORM Student Innovation Competition

...architecture, interior design and furniture design students from across Canada and the U.S. to create furniture using Formica® Brand products . A record total o...

Bosco Verticale, The World's First Vertical Forest

Bosco Verticale, the world's first vertical forest

...architecture and has a reputation as one of the world’s fashion meccas. However, where it presents an abundance of manufactured beauty, it is devoid of natural ...

New ecoMetrics Tool Unveiled at CaGBC Conference

Diamond Schmitt Architects creates tool to compare energy use data across building types

Toronto-based Diamond Schmitt Architects is taking a leadership role in the development of a sustainable design databank focused on energy-use reduction. The f...

Tiny Houses are going to be legal in Santa Cruz, California!
Policy and Regulations

Tiny Houses are going to be legal in Santa Cruz, California!

...architecture student Ben Hayward in Ottawa Canada is super insulated, has wind power, radiant heating and a green roof. If there is a green eco friendly Tiny Ho...

USGBC Outstanding Single Family Home of the Year Earthship Farmstead

Kaplan Thompson Earthship Farmstead home receives high praise from the USGBC

Editors note: This home has been named 'Earthship' but is not an official Earthship trademarked by Earthship Global. From the USGBC : Outstanding Single ...

Ontario's new building-codes for Legal Laneway Homes Toronto
Policy and Regulations

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto

...Architecture LNWY, about a quarter of qualified applications he has handled have been refused because of these regulations. Mr. Knezic confirmed that he had o...