World's first algae-based bioreactive facade
Purpose of this product:
Bioreactor Façade – A dynamic façade system for the production of renewable energy using algal biomass and solar thermal heat. Building Integration:
Innovations with Old Tires Transforming Green Building Design
By: Andrew Horsman, Executive Director, Ontario Tire Stewardship
To create highly functional, award-winning facilities and community spaces, it’s important for builders, architects and designers to understand how users interact with these....
Nova Scotia Power Corporate Headquarter
First LEED Platinum Building in Atlantic Canada
Among the best and most environmentally sustainable new buildings in Halifax is the headquarters for Nova Scotia Power, a contemporary 8-storey office....
London’s greenest home is a model of inspiration
What began as a charity fundraiser by the London Home Builders’ Association (LHBA) has resulted in something much more.
The LHBA’s Green Home was designed initially to raise money for the....
THE SWALLOW’S NEST
TAICHUNG CITY CULTURAL CENTER / PUBLIC LIBRARY AND FINE ARTS MUSEUM
Taichung 2013, Taiwan
Project Title : Taichung City Cultural Center Planning, Design and Construction Supervision Service Project
Surface Area : 62.720....
Bosco Verticale/Vertical Forest
The world's first vertical forest
Bringing nature back to the Milan’s concrete jungle
The Vertical Forest project aims to build high-density tower blocks with trees within the city. The first example of....
Practising what they preach
North Star Homes is committed to building energy efficient homes and a perfect example is LEED Silver-designated Pacific Villas project in Markham
At North Star Homes, they practise what they preach.
Forward thinking pays off
MOE reaps the benefits of completing a green reno by taking home LEED Platinum award
By Greg McMillan
Sometimes it’s a good thing to put the cart before the horse.
Case in point:....
The light of glory
A world first: Cathedral’s stained glass windows generate solar power
By Greg McMillan
For Canadian artist Sarah Hall the challenge was straightforward.
Simply put, she was asked to design stained glass windows that....