Gallery: VanDusen Botanical Center to Be Canada’s First Living Building

 
With construction already underway, the VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre in Vancouver is expected to be Canada's first certified Living Building. The super green visitor center was designed by Busby Perkins + Will to reflect the very nature its botanical gardens, and it relies on plants to amplify its green status. The building is anticipated to be completed the spring of 2011 and has been designed to LEED Platinum standards, featuring a green roof and net-zero energy consumption.

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  1. queenbia July 5, 2011 at 7:11 pm

    Looks great but also sounds like the perfect environment to grow mold.

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