Carl Elefante is the guy who coined the phrase: “The greenest building is the one that is already built.” He is Director of Sustainable Design at Qunin Evans Architects, Washington, D.C.
At an upcoming lecture at SFU, he’ll be asking (and answering) the question: “What is the cultural, economic, environmental sustainability of older buildings”FREE public lecture: Renewal + Transformation – Heritage conservation practice integrated with the quest for a sustainable way of life. 7 pm – Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 – SFU Harbour Centre More here. Register here. _____________________________________________________ Also, there’s this symposium: THE HERITAGE & SUSTAINABILITY NEXUS AGENDA Opening address by Carl Elefante: Valuing our Built Heritage’ addressing environmental, economic, and social sustainability.
November 5, 9 am- 5 pm – Wosk Centre for Dialogue
Register Online at: http://www.vancouverheritagefoundation.org/
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