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Sunday, December 13, 2009
British Columbia Vancouver
British Columbio will host the “greenest games ever” in VanconverFebruary 2010. The city has constructed a series of stunning structures in preparation for upcoming events, and has also kicked off its naturally-wood website, which provides a free digital tool kit forBuilding GreenwithWoodand insight into howBC’s sustainable forestry helps leed the way for the 2010OlympicandParalympic Winter Games.
TheRichmond Olympicring is an emerald of a speed-skating, with three levels and a massive wood wave roof inspired by local ecology, using lumber affected by the Mountain pine beetle. The sport event includes energy-saving refrigeration and rainwater collection, and $16-million oval roof claims one of the world’s largest wooden structures, around the size of four and a half football fields.
The 2010 structure is designated as aLEED Gold structure, connecting two distinct spaces for multimedia and community affairs and decked out with submerged logs and concrete countertops utilizing post-beetle mania pine chips. The buildings will remain alive and well even after the games have ended.