Dockside Green: 'Lightyears Ahead' in Sustainability

So says Mayor Fortin of Victoria, British Columbia about Dockside Green, a new waterfront development in his city. A new documentary talks to the Mayor, architect Franc D'Ambrosio, and Smart Growth BC c-founder Deborah Curran about the project.

From the press release: "The documentary touched on hot topics associated with sustainability. Dockside Green's multi-use building development was envisioned using 'the triple bottom line' as a primary principle. This principle champions the idea that society, ecology and economy must be given equal weight when considering any development strategy. Dockside most notably treats its own sewage, creates power from wind turbines, and offers affordable housing."

Thanks to Christopher Ruffell

Full Story: Natural Growth: The Story of Dockside Green

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Sounds nice

Has anyone been there? Victoria is a nice town- pretty, clean, and delicious local berries!

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