International Examples of Sustainable Construction

PROJECT SUMMARY

Greening the Infrastructure at Benny Farm

Situated within a community in Montréal, a nonprofit, collectively run company oversees the ownership, management, and investment of the development. At the core of the design is the establishment of participatory models and investment in sustainable construction, centered on common energy, water & waste management.

Project Timeline

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Decades of pressing for change
 
“Active involvement of stakeholders in the planning and execution of the neighborhood upgrade” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Transferable solutions to renewal
 
Holcim Awards competition goes global
 
“A strong ethical position by offering to people an ecologically sensitive environment that could not normally afford the choice to do so” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Holcim Awards Gold 2005 to an urban landscape and architectural project
 
Project Entry 2005 for North America
Project Details
Location
Montréal, Canada
Prizes
Holcim Awards
Gold 2005
North America
Holcim Awards
Bronze 2006
Global
Authors
Daniel  Pearl
MAIN AUTHOR
Daniel Pearl
L’OEUF (L'Office de L'Eclectisme Urbain et Fonctionnel), Canada
Mark  Poddubiuk
FURTHER AUTHORS
Mark Poddubiuk