Six Acres of Living Roof

Vancouver, British Columbia’s convention center has a roof that’s not just green, it’s alive. It is a living roof topped by it’s own ecosystem of nearly six acres of native plants and grasses.

In addition to the living roof which houses thousands of indigenous plants and recovers rainwater for irrigation. The covention center also uses seawater for heating and cooling and on-site water treatment. And it has a fish habitat built into the building foundations.


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