Presentation of our international competition-winning Passive House for New Orleans.
East York Mirror
Several walks are scheduled this weekend is the city’s east end for the sixth annual edition of Jane’s Walk.
“CMHC recognizes Sustainable and Greenbilt Homes for their dedication to building healthy, energy-efficient homes. They have worked together to design and build an innovative house that integrates many sustainable features to reduce the home’s environmental impact,” said Steve Jacques, Ontario Manager, Community Development, CMHC.
Posted by Graeme Stewart on April 9, 2012
Starting in January 2012, ERA and partners ArchiTEXT and Sustainable.TO have been leading the 5thsemester of the Storefront’s Community.Design.Initiative (CDI), a weekly mentorship program for youth in the Kingston – Galloway – Orton Park (KGO) neighbourhood of East Scarborough.
The Globe and Mail
By Dave Leblanc
I wish there had been a summer camp like this when I was young. There I was, going up the CN Tower for the umpteenth time, drawing pictures of the newly completed Royal Bank Plaza (and getting one published in the kid’s section of a major newspaper!) and learning how to pronounce names like Mies, Pei and Corbusier, but unsure of what it was, exactly, that made my 11-year-old heart to go pitter-patter.
By Brad Wheeler
LITERARY and LECTURE
Sustainable Design Awards
One day before the giving out of trophies at the Angell Gallery (April 20, 6 p.m., 12 Ossington Ave.), the guru Allan Chochinov sustains suspense and speaks on the topic of industrial design and social responsibility. April 19, 7 p.m. Free (tickets at sda2012lecture.Eventbrite.ca). Design Exchange, 234 Bay St.
Canadian firm sustainable.TO Architecture + Building takes top prize in international Passive House design competitionRead More
Housing Seminar Presentation - PDF
Sustainable House Design
Cabbagetown Heritage Conservation District Advisory Committee
February 22, 2012
Panelist for post-presentation Q&A
Heritage Renovation and Addition
54 Spruce Street
By Joana Patrasc, second-year Graphic Design student
In just two years, the Sustainable Design Awards have grown from a small competition open only to second-year Industrial Design students into a university-wide competition judged by a panel of impressive experts, an awards reception night and a guest lecture by Core 77’s Allan Chochinov. The creator of the awards is third-year Industrial Design student Mike Lovas, who wanted to encourage his classmates to think about sustainability when they designed their projects.