Vancouver Convention Centre
Vancouver Convention Centre | Double LEED Platinum convention center
Vancouver, CanadaSports, stadiums, convention centers
The West building sports a six-acre living roof, the largest in Canada, featuring more than 400,000 indigenous plants and grasses. The roof is designed to act as an insulator, reducing heat gains in the summer and heat losses in the winter.
A unique seawater heating and cooling system takes advantage of the adjacent seawater to produce cooling for the building during warmer months and heating in cooler months.
A restored marine habitat is built into the foundation of the West building. Water quality in the area has improved dramatically, with the growth of a large variety of sea life.