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GreenSource magazine cover Septmeber/October 2011 issue

GreenSource has sent a team of contributors to the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual conference and expo. Read their on-the-ground reports—covering everything from new products on the tradeshow floor to plenary sessions to parties—October 5th-7th.

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Greenbuild 2011—Touring Toronto
Art Gallery of Toronto

Green Grind

GreenSource has asked a group of notable figures in Toronto’s sustainable building community—from former Mayor David Miller to urban designer Ken Greenberg to noted architect Alice Liang—to recommend must-visit new and historic buildings, as well as their favorite places to eat, drink, shop, and more.

Photos: Art Gallery of Toronto/Courtesy Wikipedia (top);
The Green Grind/Courtesy HOK (bottom)

Meet the Experts

Meet the Experts

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Photos from Greenbuild 2011

Photos from Greenbuild 2011
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GreenSource editor Jane Kolleeny interviews LEED co-founder Robert Watson

Green Toronto Features
The new Sherbourne Common Pavilion

How Green Is My Toronto?
Despite a worrisome future, the city of Toronto boasts a stunning legacy of sustainable design.

Photo © Shai Gil

Centre for Green Cities at Evergreen Brick Works

Thomas Friedman: America Needs a Comeback
Greenbuild keynote speaker Thomas Friedman wants America to get its groove back.

Photo © Josh Haner/The New York Times

Centre for Green Cities at Evergreen Brick Works

Going Beyond Expectations
The Canada Green Building Council expands its focus beyond LEED to broader program and service agendas.

Illustration by Dushan Milic

Toronto Case Studies
Centre for Green Cities at Evergreen Brick Works

Centre for Green Cities at Evergreen Brick Works
Diamond and Schmitt Architects
Reimagining an Industrial Relic: Evergreen, an environmental organization dedicated to making cities more livable, breathes new life into a defunct manufacturing complex in the heart of Toronto.

Photo © Tom Arban Photography

Lightspace

Lightspace
Baird Sampson Neuert Architects
Overhead and Underfoot: An evolving housing prototype employs a raised floor system and a double-height volume.

Photo © Terrence Tourangeau

Sherbourne Common Pavilion

Sherbourne Common Pavilion
Teeple Architects Inc.
Discrete Geometry: A 1,539-square-foot pavilion houses restrooms, a café, and mechanical services for the neighboring park and is on track for LEED Gold. (From Architectural Record)

Photo © Scott Norsworthy

Artscape Wychwood Barns

Artscape Wychwood Barns
du Toit Architects Limited/du Toit Allsopp Hillier (DTAH)
Barn Raising: A former transportation facility is reinvented to serve its community in a whole new way.

Photo © Tom Arban

Mother House of the Sisters of St. Joseph

Mother House of the Sisters of St. Joseph
Teeple Architects
Divine Intervention: A new convent reflects the mission of its occupants by connecting to the surrounding environment and community.

Photo © Shai Gil Photography

60 Richmond Housing Co-Op

60 Richmond Housing Co-Op
Teeple Architects Inc.
Urban revitalization and live/work cooperative housing come together in an inspired Modern green design. (From Architectural Record)

Photo © Shai Gil Photography

Cascadia House

Cascadia House
Paul Raff Studio
Lux et Tepidus: Passive solar design eases a family’s transition from Arizona to Toronto.

Photo © Ben Rahn/A Frame

George and Kathy Dembroski Centre for Horticulture

George and Kathy Dembroski Centre for Horticulture
Montgomery Sisam Architects
Green Thumb: A New, Light-Filled Entrance and Addition Establishes a Botanical Garden's Reputation.

Photo © Tom Arban Photography

Thomas L Wells Public School

Thomas L Wells Public School
Baird Sampson Neuert Architects
S is for Sustainability: A Green Philosophy Sets Precedent For Suburban School Districts Expansion Plans.

Photo © Rick Keating

Living Building Challenge: Jason McLennan

Living Building Challenge: Jason McLennan
GreenSource sits down with Toronto-native Jason McLennan, the president of the Cascadia Green Building Council and creator of the Living Building Challenge.

Image courtesy Cody Adams/Sebastian Howard

Greenbuild Archive
Greenbuild Archive

View our coverage from Greenbuild 2010, Greenbuild 2009, Greenbuild 2008, and Greenbuild 2007, including blog posts, reader photo galleries, interviews with Thom Mayne and Bill McKibben, and more.

Image © Jenna McKnight

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