Gallery: Aquaquest Center Teaches Sustainable Living Through Design

 

Aquaquest is a beautiful addition to the Vancouver Aquarium that was conceived as an education center to teach the surrounding Canadian community the importance of eco-friendly living. True to its nature, the complex demonstrates these principles through an impressive set of sustainable building strategies including a leafy green wall, rainwater harvesting, and a highly efficient heating and cooling system.

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  1. ar447 September 18, 2009 at 5:00 am

    It would be nice if this post could elaborate on the heating and cooling system considering mechanical systems are the single most important component in reducing co2 emissions of buildings.

  2. nicolette September 17, 2009 at 6:58 pm

    Vancouver’s aquarium is a must visit location. It’s not only an aquarium, but an entire ecological biosphere

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