Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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Vancouver’s proposed 60-storey building would be world’s tallest Passive House tower

As reported in the Vancouver Courier, Rick Gregory, vice-president of Henson Developments, shifts the conversation away from height when asked about the company’s plans for a 60-storey tower on Nelson Street. “You can make any buildings you...

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Register to attend: First Active House Symposium in North America – September 16 – 17 in Toronto

The 7th Active House Symposium will be held for the first time in North America in Toronto on September 16-17 at Evergreen Brick Works.  Active House is an international building practice that is based on a balanced and holistic approach to...

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Etobicoke residents concerned as their parking lot crumbles into Lake Ontario

As reported on CBC News, residents of an Etobicoke apartment building say they want their property management to step in and fix their back parking lot, which is slowly crumbling into Lake Ontario. Monika Bodiova has lived in the building at 245...

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World’s largest urban farm to open – on a Paris rooftop

As reported in The Guardian, it’s a warm afternoon in late spring and before us rows of strawberry plants rustle in the breeze as the scent of fragrant herbs wafts across the air. Nearby, a bee buzzes lazily past. Contrary to appearances, however,...

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Vancouver Island construction activity continues on upward trajectory in 2019

Victoria, BC (August 16, 2019) – At $648.1 million, building permits across Vancouver Island continued on an upward trajectory, rising six per cent in the second quarter of 2019 compared to the first quarter. Residential permits increased 19 per...

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Planning your fall schedule? Make sure to attend the Green Building Festival October 8 in Toronto

Register today for the best rate of only $225! Hear truly innovative approaches, speakers & projects, and earn 5.5 education units for $225 at the 2019 Green Building Festival It's only 8 weeks until the 2019 Green Building Festival, and...

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ActiveConversion Blog Share: Content is king (even in B2B)

Content can have an astounding impact on your digital marketing regardless of whether you’re a B2C or a B2B company. In fact, conversion rates tend to be six times higher for companies using content marketing than those that aren’t. It...

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Registration is open for the 2019 International Code Council Annual Conference, Code Hearings and Expo

Washington, D.C. – Registration is open for the 2019 International Code Council Annual Conference, Code Hearings and Expo, which will be held on October 20-30, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year’s conference offers a variety of educational...

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DataBid Blog – Revised distillery district mixed-use development will include 3 buildings

The revised 31R Parliament proposal includes a 49 storey tower, a "kettle building" and a 5 storey "ribbon building" that runs nearly the full length of the southern border of the Distillery District. The developers are requesting rezoning and a...

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