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Sep 22 2010, Toronto: One Planet House Retrofit seminar @ Green Building Festival

Toronto. Scott Demark of Build Green Solutions will present on his project to transform his home using the One Planet approach. Download the Powerpoint here (25,899 KB). Seminar Synopsis: One Planet House Retrofit. This seminar is an in-depth case study of a deep green sustainability retrofit in Ottawa, Canada. This project involves the demolition of […]

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One Planet Team shortlisted for major Edmonton infill redevelopment competition

One Planet Team shortlisted for major Edmonton infill redevelopment competition

BioRegional North America, in collaboration with sustainable architecture and planning leader BNIM, have developed one of five submissions short-listed for a design competition for the Edmonton City Centre Airport Redevelopment, beating out 28 other teams. While BNIM serves as the project lead, BioRegional North America hand-picked team members Windmill/BuildGreen Solutions, transportation planners Crandall Arambula,  district […]

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May 4 2010, Ottawa: Keynote to Home Builders’ Association

May 4, 2010 @ 6:40pm – Ottawa, Canada. Greg Searle is to provide a Keynote address to the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association on One Planet Communities.

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Vancouver Sun: Urban eco-village concept moves from Europe to North America

January 30 – Vancouver. An excerpt: Already frustrated by the process and results he was seeing in his own LEED projects, Geof Syphers of Codding Enterprises welcomed the challenge One Planet Communities offered when developing the Sonoma Mountain Village. “Even in the very best-case scenario, under an LEED Platinum project, we were only reducing CO2 emissions […]

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07 May Posted by in Canada, News, North America | Comments

Kite-skiiers on longest unsupported polar expedition promote “one planet living”

Greenland. A British and two Canadian adventurers will be attempting a unique unsupported traverse of the full length of Greenland, from the Atlantic Ocean on the south coast to the Arctic Ocean on the north coast between May and July 2009 to draw attention to the need for “one planet living”. The team will also […]

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Apr 17 2008, Vancouver: Green Living Manifesto launched at Living Future 08

Apr 17 2008, Vancouver: Green Living Manifesto launched at Living Future 08

Vancouver. We were invited to speak this year at our favorite green building conference, the Cascadia Green Building Council’s Living Future “Unconference”. In addition to co-presenting on the Sonoma Mountain Village One Planet Community project with green building & energy gurus KEMA, Greg Searle was also invited to address the plenary with “15 minutes of brilliance”. He […]

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June 19 2006, Vancouver: Greg Searle helps launch EcoDensity Initiative at World Urban Forum

Vancouver Congress and Exhibition Centre. Mayor Sam Sullivan invited One Planet Communities to speak at the launch of his laudable new Vancouver EcoDensity Initiative as a kick-off to the Third World Urban Forum. The BBC – on hand for the World Urban Forum – ended up quoting one of our remarks. We wrote a short brief on […]

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May 27 2006, Toronto: Greg Searle to lecture at Ryerson University

CMHC’s Design Faculty Summit – Fifth Edition 27 May, 2006 Ryerson University Toronto, Ontario

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