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September 9, 2020
 
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Alberta to receive over $6.3M to strengthen green building practices
 
Alberta to receive over $6.3M to strengthen green building practices
 
The federal government is granting $3 million to help Alberta’s construction and engineering industry innovate and grow. Alberta Innovates and the Smart Sustainable Resilient Infrastructure Association are providing the rest.
 
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Vancouver Passive House project gets green light
 
Vancouver Passive House project gets green light
 
Ryder Architecture has received unanimous approval from the City of Vancouver for their affordable housing development for the nonprofit Brightside Community Homes Foundation.
 
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Renovation of historic Montréal home pays homage to its original character
 
Renovation of historic Montréal home pays homage to its original character
 
Salem Architecture’s intention for the restoration project was to improve the relationship of the interior spaces with a large exterior courtyard while highlighting elements used in the original construction.
 
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Association commits to delivering carbon-neutral concrete by 2050
 
Association commits to delivering carbon-neutral concrete by 2050
 
Forty of the world’s top cement and concrete companies have unveiled a joint industry ‘2050 Climate Ambition.’ The statement demonstrates their commitment to drive down the carbon dioxide (CO2) footprint of the world’s most used manmade product, with an aspiration to deliver carbon-neutral concrete by 2050.
 
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Büro Ole Scheeren reveals the Shenzhen Wave
 
Büro Ole Scheeren reveals the Shenzhen Wave
 
International architecture firm Büro Ole Scheeren has revealed the Shenzhen Wave, the new headquarters of telecommunications and tech company ZTE.
 
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Features
 
WRB-AB sheathing streamlines wall assembly and cladding compatibility
 
With the variety of cladding materials available today, and designers’ penchants to combine styles and textures, it is essential to specify building envelope controls that are compatible with multiple cladding types. This balancing act is effectively performed by gypsum-integrated water-resistive barrier-air barrier (WRB-AB) sheathings.
 
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Restoration of aging masonry buildings
 
Brick masonry has, and will continue to be, a prevalent building material as it has several desirable attributes. However, it is these same material attributes that can also potentially make brick masonry undesirable for use in the exterior walls of buildings. For example, durability and esthetics can be considered as both positive and negative attributes of masonry depending on the quality of design and installation.
 
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CSC-DCC   News
 
Toronto Chapter hosts webinar on building tall timber structures
 
 
CSC Edmonton to hold virtual meeting
 
 
CSC Calgary holds annual chapter meeting
 
 
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CaGBC reveals 2020 green building award winners
 
 
Revealing Le Newman, a contemporary multi-family residential concept in Montréal
 
 
Perkins and Will’s Vancouver studio wins an award
 
 
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