Posts Tagged ‘Forbo linoleum’

Normand Maurice Building

Sunday, March 16th, 2008

Quebec LEED project hails government direction in sustainability

The south-west elevation showing the extent of the green roof, the rooftop light scoops, and diagonal louvers. The project is being evaluated by the Canada Green Building Council for a LEED Gold Certification
Brian Wakelin
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The Normand Maurice building is a 15,000sq.m facility housing office headquarters, warehouse and armoury storage for the Department of National Defence [DND] and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police [RCMP], Canada Customs, and several other public bodies. (more…)


Hamilton Fire Hall

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

Design incorporates building and site in quest for LEED Gold

The east elevation. Sustainable design features are incorporated with the program needs of the fire hall and its training facilities.
by Kimberley Johnston
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Expanding the idea of protective services to embrace the protection of the environment, the Hamilton Fire Hall in Richmond BC, combines concepts of sustainable architecture with the specific programmatic needs of the Richmond Fire Department. A career fire hall staffed by full time fire fighters, it is located in a rapidly growing neighbourhood adjacent to McLean Park on the city’s eastern edge. (more…)


Killarney Community Pool

Sunday, May 6th, 2007

New facility re-energizes established community

The design provides the lightest possible structural system and optimizes north views of the park and mountains beyond
by Roger Hughes
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Filled with an abundance of natural light, the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation Killarney Community Pool engages the surrounding public spaces, bringing a new intensity to an important civic facility. (more…)