28 Feb '14, 6pm

I'd like to see something akin to Benny Farm for the preservation of Riverview. #architecture

I'd like to see something akin to Benny Farm for the preservation of Riverview. #architecture

Pioneer of sustainable urban renewal This urban, landscape and architectural project is the world's first government-subsidized, community-driven neighborhood rehabilitation project that combines affordability, green building technology, and preservation, rehabilitation and new construction. Preservation of the social mission (affordability, social quality, green public spaces) of the original development, environmentally sensitive renovation and construction (material reuse, waste minimization, energy efficiency, emissions reduction) of the housing units, establishment of a nonprofit, community-run utility company to manage the new district geothermal heating system, and incorporation of many stakeholder groups throughout the design process are four fundamental merits of the project. Model for residential refurbishment Combining these diverse objectives addresses the full...

Full article: http://www.holcimfoundation.org/Projects/greening-the-inf...

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