MBCaGBC Lunch & Learn; Green Building Project Delivery
January 8, 2013 12:00pm
Integrated design process is often quoted as essential to the development of green buildings but traditional project delivery models often create barriers to project integration. How do other project delivery models help or hinder the development of green buildings? Come join the MB Chapter as Ellowyn Nadeau, Project Director at Stuart Olson Dominion Construction Ltd. will explore different project delivery models and discuss key considerations and lessons learned in each model.
Manitoba Hydro Place, 360 Portage Avenue (Please meet at the Hydro Security Desk)
Architectural Glass - The Right Choice
Wednesday January 16, 2012 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm
This course is designed to improve your understanding of:
Location: Dalnavert Museum (61 Carlton Street) Date: Please register online at http://www.mb-bec.ca.
Registration closes on January 15th, 2013
On December 6th the University of Manitoba, in partnership with Manitoba Hydro, is launching VISIONARY (re)GENERATION, an Open International Design Competition. The objective of the competition is to create a vision to transform our 279-hectare (690-acre) Fort Garry campus into a model of sustainable design. The University recently acquired the Southwood Lands, a 49-hectare (120-acre )former golf course within the university boundaries, that will become a mixed-use residential community directly adjacent to the academic functions of the campus.
SUBMISSIONS CLOSE: FEBRUARY 22, 2013
The 3rd annual international competition celebrates excellence in design.
Please visit: http://awards.azuremagazine.com
Submissions are open to designers and design firms from all disciplines, manufacturers and clients.
February 7-9, 2013
The University of Manitoba's Faculty of Architecture in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada hosts an annual symposium - ATMOSPHERE (ATMOS). Each year the ATMOSPHERE symposia explore issues that are intangible and overlooked in design, planning and architecture, those difficult to pin down, document, or record with conventional instruments and methodologies. ATMOS 5 will focus on Ecology + Design.
REGISTER ONLINE AT http://www.atmos.ca
The 2012 Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Awards
The deadline is 12:00 noon, Friday, February 1, 2013.
The Manitoba Round Table for Sustainable Development established the Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Awards to recognize and honour people, projects and ideas that successfully turn the principles and guidelines of sustainable development into lasting achievements. Sustainable development is an approach to daily decision-making that integrates probable consequences to our environment, our economy and the health and well-being of all Manitobans. It's a way of making decisions that balances the needs of today without sacrificing the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
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