Pacific Business & Law Institute – Green Development: Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure Conference

Registrations are still being accepted for the , February 2 – 3, 2012 at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. Green development is essential to both accommodate population growth and achieve a community vision for sustainability and liveability. Municipalities are at the forefront of the green infrastructure movement. To create greener communities, changes will need to be made to existing land use regulations, design guidelines, construction standards, and more. Co-chairing the event are James K. M. Cheng MAIBC of James KM Cheng Architects Inc., and Donald Lidstone of Lidstone & Company. Topics include:

  • The changing role and responsibility of the architectural profession;
  • Key issues in recommissioning/retrofitting and reuse of existing structures;
  • Impact of BC Building Code amendments;
  • Essential issues in land use planning and zoning;
  • How to leverage green development for maximum community and developer benefit; and
  • LEED®, BOMA, and other building standard codes – understanding the pros and cons.

Additional information and to register, visit

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