Sustainability Archive

  • “Svart” is the first building to be built after the energy positive Powerhouse standard in a Northern climate. Not only does this new hotel reduce its yearly energy consumption by approximately 85% compared to a modern hotel, but it also produces its own energy – […]

    “Svart” – the World’s First Energy Positive Hotel Concept Above the Arctic Circle

    “Svart” is the first building to be built after the energy positive Powerhouse standard in a Northern climate. Not only does this new hotel reduce its yearly energy consumption by approximately 85% compared to a modern hotel, but it also produces its own energy – […]

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  •   Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building – Design project The uniquely modern evolv1 urban office building in Waterloo, Ontario, is the first-ever project to receive a Zero Carbon Building – Design certification under CaGBC’s Zero Carbon Building Standard. The certification means evolv1 has demonstrated design excellence and provided documentation […]

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      Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building – Design project The uniquely modern evolv1 urban office building in Waterloo, Ontario, is the first-ever project to receive a Zero Carbon Building – Design certification under CaGBC’s Zero Carbon Building Standard. The certification means evolv1 has demonstrated design excellence and provided documentation […]

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  • Morpheus, a new flagship hotel for the City of Dreams resort in Macau Asia’s most popular entertainment destination, Macau welcomed more than 32 million tourists in 2017, with visitor numbers increasing every year. Located in Cotai, Macau, City of Dreams is a leading integrated resort […]

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    Morpheus, a new flagship hotel for the City of Dreams resort in Macau Asia’s most popular entertainment destination, Macau welcomed more than 32 million tourists in 2017, with visitor numbers increasing every year. Located in Cotai, Macau, City of Dreams is a leading integrated resort […]

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  • York Region’s Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre has been awarded Living Building Challenge certification by the International Living Future Institute; the most rigorous sustainability standard in the world. “A truly inspirational example of forest stewardship and regenerative building construction, the Bill Fisch Forest […]

    International Living Future Institute certifies Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre the first Living Building Challenge project in Canada

    York Region’s Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre has been awarded Living Building Challenge certification by the International Living Future Institute; the most rigorous sustainability standard in the world. “A truly inspirational example of forest stewardship and regenerative building construction, the Bill Fisch Forest […]

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  • According to Market Research Media the virtual event market will grow from $14 Billion in 2018 to $18 Billion in 2023, with growth rate of 5%, reflecting maturity and commoditization of the virtual event marketplace. Trade shows are an expensive but necessary part of doing […]

    Virtual Event Market Forecast 2018-2023

    According to Market Research Media the virtual event market will grow from $14 Billion in 2018 to $18 Billion in 2023, with growth rate of 5%, reflecting maturity and commoditization of the virtual event marketplace. Trade shows are an expensive but necessary part of doing […]

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  • Humphreys & Partners presented a future vision of multifamily design at the 2018 International Builders’ Show in Orlando. Vice President of Design Walter Hughes revealed a high-rise concept that portrayed renderings of two towers on the Manhattan waterfront. Pier 2 is the innovative solution to […]

    Pier 2, Apartment of the Future Makes Waves

    Humphreys & Partners presented a future vision of multifamily design at the 2018 International Builders’ Show in Orlando. Vice President of Design Walter Hughes revealed a high-rise concept that portrayed renderings of two towers on the Manhattan waterfront. Pier 2 is the innovative solution to […]

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  •   Active House: a model of sustainable suburban development By Sarah Hicks Communications Cordinator Ontario WoodWORKS! Active House has a vision for the future. It’s one where buildings create healthier and more comfortable lives for occupants, without negative impact on the climate, moving us towards a […]

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      Active House: a model of sustainable suburban development By Sarah Hicks Communications Cordinator Ontario WoodWORKS! Active House has a vision for the future. It’s one where buildings create healthier and more comfortable lives for occupants, without negative impact on the climate, moving us towards a […]

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  • BIG & CRA FUSE TROPICAL NATURE WITH MODERN ARCHITECTURE IN SINGAPORE’S NEW TOWER FOR CAPITALAND   The 280m tall high-rise on 88 Market Street, jointly designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group and CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati has broken ground in the bustling Central Business District of Singapore. The […]

    BIG-BJARKE INGELS GROUP – Plant-filled skyscraper in Singapore

    BIG & CRA FUSE TROPICAL NATURE WITH MODERN ARCHITECTURE IN SINGAPORE’S NEW TOWER FOR CAPITALAND   The 280m tall high-rise on 88 Market Street, jointly designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group and CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati has broken ground in the bustling Central Business District of Singapore. The […]

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  • Winner of wood design award an owner-driven, intergenerational home The House on Ancaster Creek is an example of owner-driven development, creating a unique solution to the complex issue of aging-in-place. The project in Ancaster, Ontario, has won the WoodWorks 2017 residential wood design award. It […]

    HOUSE ON ANCASTER CREEK

    Winner of wood design award an owner-driven, intergenerational home The House on Ancaster Creek is an example of owner-driven development, creating a unique solution to the complex issue of aging-in-place. The project in Ancaster, Ontario, has won the WoodWorks 2017 residential wood design award. It […]

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  • Oasia Hotel Downtown Offers a Living Prototype for Commercial High-Rise Development The Oasia Hotel Downtown, designed by Singapore-based WOHA Architects, presents a radically different face to the world than its glassy neighbors in that city’s central business district. The structure incorporates 25 species of creeper […]

    WOHA ARCHITECTS – Living green tower in downtown Singapore

    Oasia Hotel Downtown Offers a Living Prototype for Commercial High-Rise Development The Oasia Hotel Downtown, designed by Singapore-based WOHA Architects, presents a radically different face to the world than its glassy neighbors in that city’s central business district. The structure incorporates 25 species of creeper […]

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