Issue 21 - Jan | Feb 2010

 

Vancouver Convention Centre Expansion Project        view spreads

Simple outward appearance belies underlying complexity of Canada’s largest green roof

The Vancouver Convention Centre Expansion Project [VCCEP] which opened in April 2009 occupies a prominent site on the city’s Coal Harbour waterfront, with sweeping views west to Stanley Park and north and east to the Coast Mountains. Designed by Seattle-based LMN Architects, in conjunction with Vancouver’s Musson Cattel Mackey Partnership and DA Architects & Planners, the 100 000sq.m [1.1 million sf] facility was conceived as a model of sustainable design for large-scale civic buildings.   More

 

MOUNTAIN EQUIPMENT COOP

New store tests design for recoverability

Stand alone retail buildings have the shortest life expectancy of any building type, 25 years on average, with lack of maintenance, rezoning and redevelopment, and problems of adaptability to new uses the main reasons for demolition.   more
 

VIEWPOINT

Selective Insulation: An experiment
in warm pockets

SELECTIVE INSULATION is an artist’s studio located in Hexham, UK. The project, which is a small insulated enclosure within a larger working space, is a response to the chilly working conditions in the Old School House, which is now an artist’s facility. more


LEED® CANADA BUILDINGS IN REVIEW

Certified projects 2002-2009  more

 

 
 

 

 

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