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Buildup To Greenbuild: The Green Roofs of Toronto

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:14 AM
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All images credit Lloyd Alter unless otherwise noted. Greenbuild, the huge green building conference put on by the US Green Building Council, is coming to my home town, Toronto, next month. As many as 30,000 American builders, designers, manufacturers and media will descend on the city (if they got their passports in time). TreeHugger is going to be your go-to place to find the best in Toronto's green building, places to go, things to see and people to meet. These are interesting times in Toronto; no doubt the city was pitched to the USGBC on the basis of its green credentials. But since then the civic government has changed to one that is anti-green, anti-bike, anti-urban and anti just about anything that was previously pro. I could spend the next month whining about this, but will keep it to a minimum, will try to keep it positive, and concentrate instead on some of the wonderful things that have been accomplished here. First up: green roofs.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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