Gallery: 2010 Winter Olympics Village in Vancouver Going Green

 

Seems like everywhere we turn these days there’s green news on the Olympic front. We’ve written about the London 2012 Olympics stadium and Beijing’s Olympic Stadium. And now, even as the 2008 Summer Games have yet to start, the 2010 Winter Olympics are making headlines with the intent to become the green envy of eco-minded Olympic planning committees everywhere. The 2010 Winter Olympics Athletes’ Village will be built to a remarkably high level of sustainability and meet the LEED standards.

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  1. pbichler September 24, 2009 at 6:21 pm

    The process of developing the Olympic Village, as well as all of the design features that make it a sustainble community, is being chronicled online in a super high resolution book:

    http://www.thechallengeseries.ca

    Such an awesome resource!

  2. Brian Lang July 10, 2008 at 3:25 pm

    It remains to be seen how sustainable this development will be. There’s a huge shortage of affordable housing in Vancouver and this project could provide some of the required housing Unfortunately some of the project will be sold at “market” rates, meaning “not affordable”

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