This innovative housing structure was devised by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels and his team at BIG in response to the struggling student population in the very expensive city of Copenhagen.
Rot and fire-resistant straw bale cementous modular builds also offer an R40 insulation rating with few thermal bridges. These new designs have also become the ideal greener replacement for schoolhouse portables, which in turn is cost efficient for clients.
UBC researchers find strength in adding rubber fibers to concrete mix design.
The Joyce Center for Partnership and Innovation is intended to be just the first of several pilot projects that will help the CaGBC refine the Zero Carbon Buildings Framework and Ellis Don's Carbon Impact Initiative.
Blackwood Partners Inc. team up with WSP Canada to achieve Canada's first LEED v4 certification for an existing building.