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Strong, Susan
January 2010
Roofing Contractor;Jan2010, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p68
Trade Publication
The article features the expansion of the Vancouver Convention Centre in British Columbia as it makes use of a green roofing system. Such expanded Convention Centre is said to be covered by the largest green roof in Canada which has no flat surface and each surface is different from the other in size or shape. Such design aims to get the Leadership in Energy and Environmental (LEED) Gold certification. Aside from sustainability reasons, designers went for green roofing to leave a visual impression from the top view.


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