Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Summer 2010 - (Page 11)
In the world of sustainable architecture, Vancouver is making a statement. While Vancouverites admire the boulevards of summer foliage around their city and the new sod in post-Olympic David Lam Park, they may have also noticed something else that has made this characteristically verdant city even greener. Two of the city’s newest developments, the Vancouver Convention Centre expansion and the Olympic Village, have added over 12-acres of green space in and around the city’s downtown through a multifaceted, integrated design approach that did not require the displacement of a single podium-tower.
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