Posts Tagged ‘Interface’

Interview with: MiriamTurner

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Welcome to the first installment in a new series of SABMag interviews of people involved in things sustainable.

By Don Grifftih, SABMag and ecoHouse Canada Editor

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2013 CANADIAN GREEN BUILDING AWARDS WINNING PROJECTS

Monday, June 10th, 2013

The eight projects selected in the 2013 Canadian Green Building Awards are among the most exemplary sustainably-designed buildings in Canada. Our thanks to our jurors for their diligence, and to our sponsors whose support make the Awards possible. We especially thank all those who entered the 2013 Awards. Your participation is helping to advance ideas of improved building design for the betterment of the Canadian public.

GEORGIA GREEN ECO 4-PLEX, Vancouver, BC

THROUGH HOUSE, Toronto, ON

ALGONQUIN CENTRE FOR CONSTRUCTION EXCELLENCE, Ottawa, ON

STATION NO.1 HOUSING CO-OP, Montréal, QC

THE BELMONT | BUILDING ENVELOPE RENEWAL, Vancouver, BC

UNIVERCITY CHILDCARE, Burnaby, BC

NOVA SCOTIA POWER HEADQUARTERS, Halifax, NS

COUNTY OF SIMCOE ADMINISTRATIVE CENTRE EXPANSION, Midhurst, ON

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Langara college

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

A Sustainable Campus

The north elevation. By using passive solar design, indigenous materials, geothermal energy, enhanced air quality, energy and water efficiency, and sustainable landscape design, the project stands for the idea that resources are finite and that building design should respond to this fact. The College conducts tours for students, professionals, and the community to explain the sustainable features of the building

Library/classroom building combines sustainable architectural and landscape practices

The goal of Langara College is to create a sustainable campus that demonstrates environmental responsibility and stewardship for the student body and the community. (more…)


HOK Office

Tuesday, March 6th, 2007

LEED Gold rating begins with space efficiency

The office shows a sense of visual and physical economy that is emerging as the hallmarks of sustainable interior design.
by Jim Taggart
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It is reassuring to those who live in fear of a global architectural monoculture that one of the world’s largest firms chooses to build its design philosophy around literary quotations that celebrate the individual and the idiosyncratic. (more…)