Canada East Chapter

November 19 2012

Vancouver Convention Centre Gets a Haircut

Daniel Metz
As a lawn, the green roof of the new Vancouver Convention Centre is kind of a mess.

But the roof, even though it’s been getting its annual mowing for the last week or so, is more of a natural landscape than a lawn.

And that 2.4 hectare natural landscape of 400,000 indigenous plants and grasses is doing a great job as a living roof that insulates the convention centre, said assistant general manager Craig Lehto.More

Luba, F. (November 15, 2012) Vancouver Convention Centre’s green roof getting its annual haircut. Retrieved November 19, 2012 from http://www.theprovince.com/entertainment/Vancouver+Convention+Centre+green+roof+getting+annual/7555316/story.html#axzz2Cba5rkEY