Posts tagged “Green Roof

Vancouver Convention Center

 

~ Jill Anholt

The Vancouver Convention Center gets retrofitted just in time for the 2010 winter olympics. The building has been remodeled to exemplify ecological design.

Vancouver Convention Center

Vancouver Convention Center

The center itself, recycles 180,000 kilograms of material each year, and utilizes local food markets for its event’s menu. The “living roof” is a six acre green garden of regional and indigenous plants, providing rainwater for irrigation.

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