Nov 25 2008

EcoView: Vancouver, the Greenest City in the West

Ecodensity is happening. it’s real. Some argue that it has already made Vancouver the greenest and most sustainable city in North America.

The average Vancouverite will still see change happening very gradually. But the charter’s new LEED Silver green building standard for all new private developments in rezoned areas (retroactive to March 2008), changing to LEED Gold by 2010, gives Vancouver the greenest standards in our continent, says Vancouver city planner Brent Toderian…

For the full story, check out my latest CityView column in Granville Magazine.

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