Sustainable by design 2050

An initiative of the UIA

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Projects

Manitoba Hydro Place

Manitoba Hydro Place

Manitoba Hydro Place is the new headquarters tower for the major energy utility in the Province of Manitoba. It is the first of the next generation of bioclimatic buildings integrating time-tested environmental concepts in conjunction with advanced technologies and the art of architecture. Urban revitalization was a key objective of Manitoba Hydro for bringing 2000 employees from the suburbs into its new headquarters in downtown Winnipeg. The design prioritizes the creation of spaces for public use, including a new urban park and a three-storey street-level Public Galleria which functions both as a sheltered pedestrian route and major event space. The ‘Capital A’ form is sited to harness the maximum amount of passive solar and wind ...

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Evergreen Brick Works

Evergreen Brick Works

Evergreen has restored Toronto's derelict Don Valley Brick Works to its proper place at the centre of the city's future. By revitalizing and reusing historic buildings and offering programming focusing on education, heritage and ecological sustainability, Evergreen Brick Works is an environmental community centre in the heart of the Toronto ravine system. Its use of a wide range of green technologies and its sustainability symposia, forums and other public gatherings will make it a national hub for urban sustainability. With the recent Grand Opening the site is now animated with year-round programs and activities that include a native plant nursery, a seasonal farmers' market, demonstration gardens, an organic food market and kitchens, ...

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