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The resort municipality of Whistler is nestled in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia, about 75 miles (125 km) north of Vancouver. The Whistler Public...

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The Hillcrest Aquatic Centre forms part of the new Riley Park Community Centre in Vancouver's Hillcrest Park. During the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter...

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Life cycle assessment is a performance-based approach to assessing the impacts building choices have on the environment. LCA can be used to analyze potential...

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In cities across North America, the low-density sprawl that has characterized development since the mid-20th century is giving way to a growing landscape of...

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The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) at UBC is one of the flagship projects of the university's Campus as a Living Laboratory...

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Product directories, rating systems and other tools are available to support design and construction decisions. However, these must be evaluated carefully to...

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Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) is an outdoor retail cooperative with over four million members and annual sales of more than $300 million. MEC’s commitment to...

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Amabilis fir is a tall straight tree found in coastal forests of British Columbia above 300 metres elevation, although in the north it may grow at sea level....

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The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS), located in Vancouver, British Columbia, is an interdisciplinary academic centre; the building is...

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Demonstrates the wide variety of quality forest products British Columbia has to meet any structural or finishing need.

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British Columbia (B.C.), Canada is an international leader in sustainable forest management. In B.C., 200 million seedlings are planted per year. To date, B.C...

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Western red cedar grows at low-to-mid elevations along the Coast and in the wet belt of the Interior, where the climate is cool, mild and moist. It is a large...

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