Sunday, April 21, 2019

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A smarter and more sustainable way of building

    As blogged on Living It, Kim Herforth Nielsen is the founder and creative director of trailblazing Danish architects 3xN. The Copenhagen firm is making a name for itself by building in wood – and building sustainably. Their...

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Green Roofs for Healthy Cities celebrates historic passing of the Climate Mobilization Act in New York City – green roofs required on new buildings

    New York City, NY: April 18, 2019 - Green Roofs for Healthy Cities is pleased to announce a historic win for all New Yorkers as well as the larger green infrastructure community, as the New York City Council has passed a suite of...

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Register to Attend – Building Smart with Insulating Walls and Roofs

How do you attach cladding over exterior insulation? Do unvented roofs work? Is spray foam the solution? Join the authors of BC Housing’s guide to R22+ effective walls and guide to R30+ effective roofs for a morning of learning about how to...

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Architects DCA Blog: Accessibility in the built environment | CBC Ottawa Morning

By Toon Dreessen, Architects DCA   On Monday, March 11 2019, the Honorable David Onley former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, slammed the Province of Ontario for failing to reach accessibility goals. He noted that unnecessary barriers...

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Nelson laneway housing project gets boost with design contest

    As reported in The Nelson Daily, the field has been opened for laneway housing designs as the city has embarked upon a contest to determine the best ideas for small housing fit for Nelson. The city department of Development...

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BC real estate industry recommends amending federal money laundering laws to improve enforcement

    As reported on Global News, British Columbia real estate professionals are making a number of recommendations — including amending Canada’s anti-money laundering laws — in efforts to halt the flow of criminal money in the...

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80 new skyscrapers planned in Toronto as demand climbs

    As reported in the Financial Post, Toronto’s crowded skyline could see scores of new skyscrapers sprouting up in the next few years, more than doubling the number of tall buildings in the city, according to a new...

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Feds say it will sell back Mirabel land expropriated for airport in 1969

    As reported in The Globe and Mail, the Canadian government says it is planning to sell back the last remaining unused land it expropriated in 1969 for construction of the Mirabel airport. Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau...

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Old Union Hospital land in Moose Jaw begins process to eventually be rezoned

    As reported on DiscoverMooseJaw.com, the land where the Moose Jaw Union Hospital once stood was taken the first steps to being rezoned as mixed use for commercial and residential. Director of planning and development Michelle...

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