Green Building & Design
The newly adopted plan sets out a two-part strategy to ensure that new buildings are as energy-efficient as possible and, perhaps more contentiously, do not rely on natural gas for space heating and hot water supply.
To subsume or not to subsume. That was the question presented by the project brief for the expansion and renovation of University of Toronto Mississauga’s
Since the introduction of legislation, like the Ontario Building Code’s SB-10 supplementary standard for large buildings and the B.C. Clean Energy Act, what once was
A new Etobicoke development has broken ground — in more ways than one. On the GO Mimico, now under construction, will be Toronto’s first high-rise
Vancouver's Greenest City 2020 Action Plan aims to reduce solid waste going to the landfill and require new building to be carbon neutral from 2020 onward.
The new Toronto 2030 District program aims to meet the energy and emission reduction targets that are outlined in Architecture 2030.
Intep and Brantwood Consulting have developed a methodology that may be used to inform the operating and ...
The newest version of the LEED rating system is set to push the envelope in transforming the market to achieve improved environmental outcomes.
The UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences Building is a state-of-the-art facility that brings together all of the faculty’s ...
Mission 2030 sets a target to eliminate construction, renovation and demolition waste from landfill over the next 18 years.
Millennium Water is the largest green development project in British Columbia, covering nine city blocks in Southeast False Creek.
A new landmark educational facility at SAIT Polytechnic is not only transforming the campus but the teaching and learning environment for the next generation of skilled construction workers.
A new headquarters for the RCMP E Division is being built in Surrey, B.C. When completed, it will be the largest RCMP complex in Canada.
BC Cancer Agency’s sixth regional cancer centre, Centre for the North, will make a huge difference to the lives of patients in Prince George ...
The USGBC has introduced an ergonomics pilot credit that promotes the creation of spaces and buildings that support occupant health and performance and have lower operational costs.
Core sunlighting is a system that gathers natural sunlight, concentrates it and delivers it deep into a building’s interior, not just the area along ...
The stunning new visitor centre at VanDusen Botanical Gardens has set a new benchmark for sustainable design and conservation.