Sustainable Neighbourhood Transformation

May 31, 2017 | 4:30 - 6:30

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About this Event

A Consulate General of the Netherlands Event.

Sustainable Neighborhood Transformations – retrofit social housing. Combining experiences from Canada and the Netherlands; a win-win.

During this workshop the guests will showcase different approaches of sustainable neighborhood transformation projects. In an open discussion, the experiences in the Netherlands and Canada will be compared with the ambition to get the best out of both worlds and to join forces.

Dutch professor Anke van Hal, Delft University of Technology and Nyenrode Business University, is specialized in the transformation of existing houses and neighborhoods in a sustainable way. and has been an expert on the Dutch Energiesprong program. She lives temporarily in Canada and got inspired by several Canadian projects. In her presentation, she will share her experiences in both countries and highlight ideas about a successful approach of neighborhoods that resulted from her search in these two countries.

Other guest speakers are Tom-Pierre Frappé-Sénéclauze of the Pembina Institute and Mr. Wilco van Bemmel, Affordable Housing specialist from World of Walas. They will each react to her findings with a short presentation of their experiences and will discuss the opportunities to successfully improve the living quality of existing neighborhoods in a sustainable way.

Seating is limited, please register here.

Date: Wednesday, May 31st from 4.30 to 6.30pm 

Location: Dudoc Vancouver
#100-1445 W Georgia St
Unceded Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Territory
Vancouver, BC

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