Posts Tagged ‘Sustainable Architecture and Building Magazine’

LEED Canada Buildings-in-review: Highlighting LEED®-certified buildings in 2017

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

MEETING CANADA’S GHG EMISSION REDUCTION TARGETS, ONE BUILDING AT A TIME


Welcome to the eighth edition of the LEED in Canada: Buildings in Review supplement, produced in partnership with SABMag. In this supplement, you will read about some of the most innovative and efficient buildings in Canada. LEED certification provides a critical third-party seal of approval in the marketplace, and ensures that a building has gone through a rigorous process to verify their environmental performance targets.

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Interview

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

With Aura Lee MacPherson


Aura Lee MacPherson of MacPherson Engineering in Regina says they have been providing creative engineering solutions for radiant heating and cooling for all types of buildings for years through their Radiant Link system [www.radiantlink.ca], and have now engineered a simplified, economical system which uses the thermal mass of concrete basement walls.

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Crosstown Elementary School

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Design for better learning and community use in Vancouver’s downtown core

Crosstown Elementary School is the first urban school built in Vancouver’s downtown core in a decade, rapid densification has brought a sharp increase in the number of one- and two-child families choosing to live in centrally located towers, rather than move to the suburbs.

By Alvin Martin

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Casa Uribe

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Urban infill combines
simplicity and perfo

As an architect, designing and building one’s own home is the quintessential challenge: to walk the talk while dreaming on a budget. Being in the position of clients gave my wife and me a new perspective on decision making.

By Javier Uribe

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One York Street

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Succeeding with sustainability and human wellness in tandem

The office building at One York Street in downtown Toronto is part of a 200,000m2 mixed-use development along the central waterfront in the new South Core of Toronto. One York is Toronto’s highest-scoring LEED Core+Shell certified office project to date – achieving Platinum certification at 89 points.

By Dermot Sweeny

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Our National Directory of Products and Services for Sustainable High-Performance Building

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

LEED categories noted for the products listed are intended to show how these products can potentially help a project earn LEED v4 points

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Case Study - Sponsored content

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Trespa® Meteon® selected to clad world’s tallest wood building

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Digging Deep

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Unearthing the Truth About Green Roof Growing Media

The Green Roof Innovation Testing Laboratory [GRIT Lab] at the University of Toronto, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, is focused on investigating the environmental performance associated with ‘green’ and ‘clean’ technologies such as green roofs, green walls, and green roof integrated photovoltaic arrays.

By Hadi El-Shayeb, Liat Margolis, and Jennifer Drake (more…)


Interview with Jeff Addison

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Jeff Addison, Managing Director, Kiko Water Systems is riding high after Kiko received the 2017 Green Building Product of the Year Award from the Canada Green Building Council for its Water Systems Cartridges, a nanotechnology that is green and not chemical.


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Viewpoint

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

An LCA Pioneer:
The whole story

A pioneer in bringing life cycle assessment [LCA] to the North American construction sector, the Athena Sustainable Materials Institute celebrates a 20th anniversary this year.

By VANESSA SALAZAR


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