Green Building & Design
Thinking bigger and taller with mass timber can help move the needle on carbon emissions. Building codes need to address the causes of climate change.
Buildings and construction are the number one causes of the climate crisis. There is an urgent need to make change to how we design and build.
An office building in Markham, Ontario's technology hub plans to be the first net positive energy office building in Canada.
Evergreen is targeting carbon neutrality in the retrofit of its heritage-designated kiln building at Toronto’s Brick Works site.
The new Waterdown Library and Civic Centre is designed to read like a ‘fragment’ of the Niagara Escarpment over which it cantilevers.
Energy storage, phase-change materials and carbon dioxide refrigerant exemplify the diversity of products that can have bearing on how buildings use resources, discharge waste and function in both normal and adverse conditions.
The newly adopted plan sets out a two-part strategy to ensure that new buildings are as energy-efficient as possible and, perhaps more contentiously, do not rely on natural gas for space heating and hot water supply.
To subsume or not to subsume. That was the question presented by the project brief for the expansion and renovation of University of Toronto Mississauga’s
Since the introduction of legislation, like the Ontario Building Code’s SB-10 supplementary standard for large buildings and the B.C. Clean Energy Act, what once was
A new Etobicoke development has broken ground — in more ways than one. On the GO Mimico, now under construction, will be Toronto’s first high-rise
Vancouver's Greenest City 2020 Action Plan aims to reduce solid waste going to the landfill and require new building to be carbon neutral from 2020 onward.
The new Toronto 2030 District program aims to meet the energy and emission reduction targets that are outlined in Architecture 2030.
Intep and Brantwood Consulting have developed a methodology that may be used to inform the operating and ...
The newest version of the LEED rating system is set to push the envelope in transforming the market to achieve improved environmental outcomes.
The UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences Building is a state-of-the-art facility that brings together all of the faculty’s ...
Mission 2030 sets a target to eliminate construction, renovation and demolition waste from landfill over the next 18 years.
Millennium Water is the largest green development project in British Columbia, covering nine city blocks in Southeast False Creek.