Reimagine on CBC RadioPublished 6 years ago
Shafraaz Kaba of Manasc Isaac and John Woelfling of Dattner Architects speak with Russell Bowers of CBC Radio on the topic of building renewal.
Listen to their discussion at the link below (midway through the podcast)
See MagazinePublished 6 years ago
"John Woelfling of New York's Dattner Architects, presented his method of renovating a building in a one time fix solution to "Manasc Isaac's" fourth Reimagine tower renewal summit..."
Greener Horizons: Developing and implementing corporate sustainability plansPublished 6 years ago
In November 2010, Bullfrog Power invited communications and sustainability executives from various Canadian organizations to participate in a panel discussion on strategies for developing and implementing a sustainability plan within your organization. Panellists included: Vivian Manasc, Principal, Manasc Isaac Architects; Laura Franceschini, Sustainability Consultant, Stantec; and Ross McEwen, Managing Partner, ION Print Solutions. Please see the article for key learnings from the sessions.
Construction with a ConsciencePublished 6 years ago
The AMCHAM forum and the Korean government's support for green industries are a step in the right direction for the country. Vivian Manasc spoke at the forum this October about the innovative ideas Manasc Isaac Architects has been using to improve the energy efficiency of the buildings we design and build. For more information on the AMCHAM forum in Korea, please see the attached article published in Invest Korea Journal.
Reimagine: Achieving a Sustainable Building Stock in EdmontonPublished 6 years ago
Read local social media guru Mack Male's take on the last Reimagine summit here:
Renewal strategy urged for aging Calgary buildingsPublished 6 years ago
Time to reimagine downtown towers
BY MARIO TONEGUZZI, CALGARY HERALD
The Peter W. Rodino Federal Office Building in Newark, New Jersey, is an example of a re-skinning renewal strategy.
Photograph by: courtesy of Dattner Architects
CALGARY - With a number of Calgary's highrise towers aging, it's time to reimagine these skyscrapers for the next 50 years - particularly now that vacancy rates continue to increase in these older office buildings.
As newer office structures in the downtown have been completed in the past few years or are nearing completion, there has been a 'flight-to-quality' in Calgary's office market.
"As those old buildings sort of reach the end of their life they really need to be re-capitalized and dare I say reimagined," said Vivian Manasc, principal architect with Manasc Isaac Architects. "These buildings need to be given a new lease on life. And it's a shame to tear them down when they're still perfectly good buildings.
Next reimagine summit November 9th and 10th, 2010Published 7 years ago
Coming from New York's Dattner Architects..our next speaker brings the Rodino Federal Building's reimagine project to Edmonton and Calgary.
Reimagine & Sara Beardsley in Alberta Venture: 'Plenty of opportunity for Alberta's big-city buildings to become modern and efficient'Published 7 years ago
Architect and Reimagine Series speaker Sara Beardsley of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill speaks to Alberta Venture about the potential of green urban strategies, LEED in northern climates, reimagining the Willis Tower, and the need for policy change.
Article from Edmontonians May 2010Published 7 years ago full article...
Sears Tower Renovation Architect To Speak At Reimagine Summit 3Published 7 years ago
Sara Beardsley, Architect of the greening of the Sears Tower will be speaking at the third Reimagine Tower Renewal Summit in Calgary, at the Water Centre, April 21, 2010 and in Edmonton at the hotel MacDonald on April 22, 2010. In this pair of luncheons, Beardsley will present some of the strategies being implemented in the new Willis Tower project that aim to reduce heating energy consumption by up to 50% and earn the building LEED® Gold certification.
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