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No More ‘Soulless’ Glass Facades in Timber Architecture Boom
Due to new timber engineering, designs for timber skyscrapers are coming from all corners of the globe.
Canada’s First Vertical Farm Digs In
Vancouver-based Alterrus Systems is bringing the first vertical farm to North America in the form of the VertiCrop....
Outside-the-Box School Design – Innovative or Chaotic?
Schools are being designed more and more often to cater to collaborative learning, though the shift does not...
Downtown Vancouver Home to Flagship High Rise Retrofit
Vancouver's Park Place is one of the latest flagship developments to earn LEED Gold certification.
Are Vancouver Architects Missing the Big Picture?
Questions have arisen over the overall aesthetic and design ideals taking over the city of Vancouver.
Weed Wrecks Vancouver Construction Projects
The latest threat to significant construction projects in Vancouver comes from an unusual source - a concrete-busting weed.
Geothermal – Keeping Natural Climate Control Easy and Beautiful
House.E+, designed by multi-disciplinary design firm Polifactory, takes sustainable building in a whole new direction.
Green Building Finally Going Mainstream
The new TELUS Garden site highlights Vancouver's emphasis on green development.
Vancouver Tower Takes Ancient Route to Sustainability
The Beach and Howe Tower, which has been planned for downtown Vancouver, employs solar orientation techniques
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