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The Eco-Pavilion, located in Strathcona Community Garden, has the distinction of being the first public building in Vancouver to be granted a permit for the use of environmentally sustainable energy and waste treatment systems. The project was a collaboration of the Environmental Youth Alliance (EYA), the Strathcona Community Garden Association, BARE Architects, and Youth Services Canada. It was constructed in 1997 by a group of young women who gained valuable building experience through their work on the project.The Eco-Pavilion provides a self-sufficient, environmentally- friendly building for seed storage, food preparation and educational workshops in the community garden.
The building’s environmentally-friendly features include:
By utilizing environmentally sustainable technologies, the Eco-Pavilion is leading the way to a clean, green future.
Category: Green Buildings