Posts Tagged ‘LEED Gold standard’

2015 Award Winning Project: Surrey Civic Centre

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

Jury comment

A bold and dramatic building that is nonetheless refined and elegant.
A fitting statement for a municipality that is forging a new identity based
on the consideration of sustainability at all levels - including transit, civic
and community space, and the transparency and accessibility of
government. This is a building that will draw the community in.
Its performance metrics are equally impressive.


Eastgate Offices for Environment Canada

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Energy-intensive building conserves through heat recovery, PV generation, and tight envelope

This project, known simply as ‘Eastgate’, is a double agent. Although it functions as a healthy, sustainable office space for its occupants in Edmonton, the building is also a 24/7, mission-critical facility designed to ensure that Environment Canada’s important weather forecasting work continues under any circumstances.

By Kent McKay


2012 SAB Awards Winning Project - Karis Place - More Than A Roof, Vancouver

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Karis Place is a partnership between More Than A Roof Housing Society, BC Housing, and the City of Vancouver. It provides rental housing as part of the Provincial Homelessness Initiative, which focuses on providing safe, secure and supportive housing in response to the current homelessness crisis in Vancouver.