British Columbia Community Announces Plans for World’s First Living Neighbourhoodby Jens Voshage on Oct 15, 2012 • 14:39 No Comments
UniverCity, the award-winning sustainable community located on top of Burnaby Mountain, adjacent to Simon Fraser University just an half hour bus ride out of Vancouver, BC aims to be home to the world’s first community designed as a Living Neighbourhood as part of the Living Building Challenge. This new phase of the community will eventually create as much energy and water as it consumes and be built using healthy, non-toxic materials. The plan will provide the platform to build, over time, a neighbourhood with a net zero energy, water and waste footprint– a global first.
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