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By borrowing from nature and maximizing science and technology, the Vancouver Convention Centre has assembled plant groups for its living roof. This innovative project brings in a new level of ecology and habitat to the urban landscape, and will fluctuate and change over time. By connecting the interior design with the spectacular natural landscape of British Columbia, the Vancouver Convention Centre is one of the greenest convention centres in the world. It boasts a living roof, seawater heating and cooling, on-site water treatment, and fish habitat built into the foundation of the West Building. The space has been awarded the GO GREEN certificate from the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) for industry-approved, environmental best practices in building management. To learn more, visit: Video Rating: / 5 McKinney Boyd Engineering Club Project 2014-2015 A basic walk through of what our roof will look like. Related PostsGreen Roof Enjoyed by Senior Living ResidentsGreen Roof Insulation Installation – EcoHome LEED Platinum v4 House – Ontario CanadaMaking a shed living/ green roof for £25 (shed, garage, lean too, man cave, cabin) part 1 the beforeShipping container home living roof – basic container design – green roofEnviro Green – Roof Restoration and Vancouver Roof RepairSolTerra Shares 5 Ways Living Walls and Green Roof Systems Are Changing Your World

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  • vancouverconvention 4 years ago

    Thank you for your comment @agc3168!

  • agc3168 4 years ago

    The Convention Centre is spectacular and provides state-of-the-art facilities.

  • shargawymessenger 4 years ago

    actually the convention centre also has a bee hives and is producing honey for their in-house kitchen

  • Anetkb 4 years ago

    i want his for my home!!! on a smaller scale of course

  • bloodyninja199 4 years ago

    that is so awesome! I love Canada