Building Resilience: Practical Guidelines for the Sustainable Rehabilitation of Buildings in Canada

  • Adaptive reuse, Wynchwood Barns, Toronto, DTAH (image source: Province of Ontario)

    Adaptive reuse, Wynchwood Barns, Toronto, DTAH (image source: Province of Ontario)

  • Exterior envelope upgrades and interior systems upgrades, Sir John A Macdonald Building, Ottawa, NORR/MTBA

    Exterior envelope upgrades and interior systems upgrades, Sir John A Macdonald Building, Ottawa, NORR/MTBA

  • Airflow through the building with vented Atrium, 1220 Homer Street, Vancouver, Perkins + Will (image source: Perkins + Will)

    Airflow through the building with vented Atrium, 1220 Homer Street, Vancouver, Perkins + Will (image source: Perkins + Will)

  • Compact urban form providing more efficient heating and increased density, Halifax (image source: Shelley Bruce)

    Compact urban form providing more efficient heating and increased density, Halifax (image source: Shelley Bruce)

  • Exterior envelope improvements, Workers Compensation Building, 1x1 Architecture and A49 (image source: Winnipeg Architecture Foundation)

    Exterior envelope improvements, Workers Compensation Building, 1x1 Architecture and A49 (image source: Winnipeg Architecture Foundation)

  • Operable windows, 10 Adelaide Street, Toronto, Ontario Heritage Trust (image source: Ontario Heritage Trust)

    Operable windows, 10 Adelaide Street, Toronto, Ontario Heritage Trust (image source: Ontario Heritage Trust)

Compact urban form providing more efficient heating and increased density, Halifax (image source: Shelley Bruce)
The document is a “sustainable building tool” that will enhance the readers understanding of the environmental benefits of heritage conservation and the strong inter-relationship between natural and built heritage conservation. The document is now available below or at historicplaces.ca.
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