Design Centre for Sustainability receives international recognition

UBC’s Design Centre for Sustainability has received one of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) 2010 Professional Awards, which recognizes the best in landscape architecture around the world in the categories of general design, residential design, analysis and planning, research and communication.

UBC’s Design Centre for Sustainability  received the Honor Award in the research category for its project Getting to Minus 80: Defining the Contribution of Urban Form to Achieving Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Targets, which synthesizes research findings from a series of projects completed in the City of Calgary, the City of North Vancouver and Strathcona County, Alberta.

The award will be given at a ceremony on Sept. 13 during the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO in Washington, D.C

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