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Are you looking to advance sustainability within your organization? Perhaps you’re interested in opportunities to raise awareness? We’ve been trying to do the same thing and have found that themed events can be effective. Many companies participate in some of the well-known events such as Earth Hour. Unfortunately the organization of these events is often
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Brownfields are vacant, or underutilized commercial, industrial, or institutional properties where actual, or perceived environmental contamination resulting from historic uses hinders redevelopment. They can be found in both urban and rural communities across the country, often in desirable locations such as waterfronts and downtowns. Brownfields differ from other contaminated sites in that they are strategically
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Michael Green is an architect and a partner in the Vancouver firm McFarlane Green Biggar Architecture + Design Inc. Initially I was interested to speak with Michael about the recent innovations in mid-rise wood frame construction. But the conversation quickly expanded to a much larger exploration of the sustainability challenges that we face today. Listen
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