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Can plastic pavement curb the world's epidemic of plastic waste?

Posted on Monday, November 11, 2019 10:39 AM

From CBS News

Ninety percent of the plastic we use ends up in landfills, or in the world's oceans. Now, a Scottish firm has invented a way to recycle that hard-to-use plastic for...

Province opens green infrastructure funding stream

Posted on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:23 AM

From Link2Build

On October 28, the Ontario government will begin accepting applications from small-community governments to fund the construction of green infrastructure projects.

The...

aerial view of buildings with green roofs

Green roofs can make cities healthier and happier. Why aren’t they everywhere?

Posted on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:51 AM

From Fast Company

Rooftops covered with grass, vegetable gardens, and lush foliage are now a common sight in many cities around the world. More and more private companies and...

Thinkspace is the prime consultant delivering the four-storey mass timber Robert G. Kuhn Building at Trinity Western University

Tech trends reframing architectural design

Posted on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:31 AM

From Business in Vancouver

Virtual reality, artificial intelligence and big data are reframing the operations of an industry often thought of as a technological laggard.

Those...

Civil Engineering Professor John Gales demonstrated how his lab assesses the resiliency of building materials, in order to develop construction materials that are fire safe, innovative and sustainable.

Fire testing lab at York University among projects awarded Ontario research funding

Posted on Monday, September 09, 2019 02:24 PM

From York University News

York University researchers will receive more than $700,000 in provincial funding for research projects and equipment through the Early Researcher Award...

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