Cambridge Bay . Project Description

All Green Projects, Cambridge Bay, Plan Projects

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The Community Plan and Zoning Bylaw will provide planning tools and policies that will assist the Municipality in guiding growth of the community for the next 20 years. Significant physical and climatic constraints present exciting challenges in planning for the growth of Cambridge Bay. Restricted growth creates an impetus to look within the community for alternative approaches to development that … Read More

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New Edinburgh Urban Forest Inventory and Plan . Project Description

All Green Projects, New Edinburgh Urban Forest, Plan Projects

The New Edinburgh Urban Forest Inventory and Plan was undertaken to illustrate the curent voids within the neighbourhood’s urban forest and recommends areas for future plantings. A public awareness campaign including community newspaper articles, a public information session and a neighbourhood tree planting day is ongoing to encourage plantings on private property. Strategic discussions regarding prospective sites managed by the … Read More

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96A Crichton Street . Project Description

96A Crichton Street, All Green Projects, Design Projects

VERT-skylight

Project Description Completed Image Gallery and Project Summary [add link] Construction Image Gallery and Details [add link] The budget of this project was as tight as the site on which it is located. This outcome was a home with living space that reached as high as the client’s project goals. Constrained by a limited budget and a City of Ottawa Heritage … Read More

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New Edinburgh: Contrasts within an arboreal community

All Green Projects, New Edinburgh Urban Forest, Plan Projects

New Edinburgh is a neighbourhood of stark contrasts.  Standing at the intersection of Crichton Street and Dufferin Road it is easy to observe the difference trees make in an urban neighbourhood.  Looking north toward Charles Street, numerous mature trees growing from both private yards and the public boulevard colour the landscape.  Toward Beechood Avenue, a lifeless asphalt capped boulevard defines the … Read More

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82 Patterson Avenue . Project Description

82 Patterson Avenue, All Green Projects, Build Projects, Design Projects

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Project Description: Renovation of a 1920’s row home in the Glebe. Duplexed in the 1950’s, the 1100 square foot residence was returned to a single unit. The project involved reconfiguring important living spaces to allow greater light penetration and ease of movement while retaining original detailing. Selected Green Design Strategies: 90 percent structural material re-use within existing structure low maintenance … Read More

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Iqaluit Sustainable Arctic Neighbourhood Plan . Project Description

All Green Projects, Iqaluit, Plan Projects

Iqaluit Plateau 2

This project was the first comprehensive arctic neighbourhood plan, with measurable sustainability principles, completed for Iqaluit, the capital of the territory of Nunavut. The design guides development while considering community needs, values, available resources, and the extreme climate. The Plateau neighbourhood features development practices including: a road and lot orientation that minimizes snow drifting and maximizes solar exposure as well … Read More

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