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This 8 minute video shows how British Columbia's sustainable forest management serves the needs of our people, our environment and our customers worldwide.

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Mid-rise construction (four to six storeys) is becoming increasingly popular as a means of boosting densification, containing urban sprawl, and respecting...

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The John M.S. Lecky UBC Boathouse is located in Richmond, British Columbia on the Middle Arm of the tidal estuary of the Fraser River and is accessed through a...

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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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British Columbia has long been recognized as a transportation hub and a pivotal point for the movement of goods between North America and the Pacific Rim....

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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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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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Lodgepole pine is the single most plentiful tree species in British Columbia. It grows throughout most of the Interior of the province from mid-elevation to...

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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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Yellow-cedar grows along British Columbia’s coastal region. It is a medium-sized tree growing up to 24 metres tall and 90 cm in diameter when mature. It often...

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