Date: 2013-01-29
Author: CCW
This month, CCW hosted a panel event discussing Vancouver 2020: the City’s “Greenest City 2020 Action Plan”. The panel explored the scope of the plan, how it will be implemented, challenges to implementation and how will it change the way we build and design together. This discussion was moderated by Jennifer Fix, an Urban Planner at DIALOG, who asked these questions to a series of experts. The...
Date: 2012-06-05
Author: CCW
CCW hosted Diane Switzer, the Executive Director for the Vancouver Heritage Foundation, who gave a fascinating presentation on heritage preservation in the city of Vancouver and how it interacts with sustainability objectives. Diane discussed unique housing styles in our city and stressed that each style of home is an important part of Vancouver’s history and, therefore, not only the turn-of-the-...
Date: 2012-07-03
Author: CCW
On Tuesday June 25th we donned our hardhats, steel toes, and safety vests and had a fantastic educational site tour of the 2-storey, 160 000 sqft Edmonds Pool & Community Centre in Burnaby for our CCW monthly event. Our tour guides, Jim from Smith Bros & Wilson (general contractor), Mike from Lockerbie & Hole (mechanical contractor) & Ahmet from The AME Consulting Group (...