Vancouver Public Library’s Garden in the Sky

Two decades after the completion of the Vancouver Public Library (VPL) Central Branch in downtown Vancouver, the joint venture architectural team of Moshe Safdie and DA Architects along with landscape architect Cornelia Oberlander (1921-2021) reunited to fulfill the original design intent: a publicly accessible rooftop garden. Released: July 2021 Download here.

September 2021 | Newsletter

View the newsletter here: Autumn greetings! Up first, we recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Then, we partnered with Nexii for the World Circular Economy Forum Showcase. Lastly, the team went on a hike to relax, chat, and enjoy nature!

August 2021 | Newsletter

View the newsletter here: Cheers, August! We have some great things to share with you today. Up first, we have the release of a white paper on the VPL rooftop garden. Next, we celebrate a project certified BUILT GREEN® Gold. Then, watch the Modo Instagram takeover posted on YouTube. Lastly, registration for the World Circular Economy […]

Advances in South Korea

Light House is pleased to welcome Mr. Hyungeun Ji to our team. Mr. Ji joins us as an intern, from South Korea. In Korea he works as a civil servant in the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, managing City Parks. He is currently on a 2-year intern sabbatical with his family here in Vancouver and will be […]

July 2021 | Newsletter

Hi there! We have some great things to share with you today. Up first, we have an exciting partnership between BizBiz BC and Modo Car Co-op. Next, we introduce one of our new interns who is sharing knowledge on advances in South Korea. Lastly, we hear about NISP®’s involvement with the World Circular Economy Forum […]

June 2021 | Newsletter

“Watching our Waste” Report Light House would like to thank the National Zero Waste Council, Lafarge Canada Inc., Metro Vancouver, the Canada Green Building Council, Recollective Consulting, and Ledcor for their contributions to the Watching our Waste Report: A National Construction Waste Analysis In Canada Using LEED™ Certified Project Data. “When we look at the analysis […]

Watching our Waste

A National Construction Waste Analysis in Canada Using LEED™ Certified Project Data The Watching our Waste report, developed with the support of the National Zero Waste Council, analyses the collected construction and demolition (C&D) waste data of 678 LEED Canada certified projects from across the country. This represents the largest such dataset currently available and […]

May 2021 | Newsletter

May: a month of many publications! Residential Waste Analysis This nationwide study, undertaken by Light House with the support of BC Housing, investigates one of the most significant contributors to construction and demolition (C&D) waste – the construction of multi-unit residential buildings. The study examined the amount and types of C&D waste generated by 106 […]

April 2021 | Newsletter

Light House Spotlight Vancity and BizBiz BC PartnershipLight House and Vancity are teaming up this April to bring BizBiz BC to even more members in the province and working on transitioning towards a circular British Columbia.Financial institutions have a unique opportunity to champion industrial symbiosis and circular practices in their communities, and Vancity is once again taking the bold […]

Feb 2021 – BizBiz BC Marketplace Highlights

February 2021’s resources, requests, and updates! This Month’s Newest Resources See all in the Marketplace Tetrapack and Juice Boxes$ Negotiable Vancouver, B.C. Books and Magazines$150/TonneContinuous Stream – New Westminster, B.C. Winecrush Purée$ Negotiable Summerland, B.C. Not a Member yet? Join Our Network of 2000 Members! Sign-up for BizBiz BC here! This Month’s Newest Requests See all in […]