[in the] NEWS

24 Feb 2016 | Buildex Vancouver | Sébastien will take part of the Sustainability Keynote panel on “LEED – Is it still relevant in 2016?” | This panel brings together differing perspectives on LEED’s continued relevance. Panelists will take a 360 degree view addressing topics such as: 1) Cherry picking through credits rather than setting sustainable goals; 2) Buildings that fail to live up to their design intent; 3) Competition from other green building certifications and standards; 4) Future of LEED.
13 Jun 2012 | CaGBC 2012 Annual Conference| Being the CaGBC chair of the Technical Advisory Group on Materials and a member of the LEED-Canada Steering Committee member, Sébastien Garon was invited on the panel at the session called “LEED: Tough Questions, Straight answers”.
28 Mar 2011 | How to Design a Building that Restores the Earth| UBC’s Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability aims to set a new North American standard by actually benefitting the environment | By Katie Hyslop, TheTyee.ca | (PDF version) | Sébastien Garon was an integral member of the design team while working at Busby Perkins+Will and performed the leading-edge life cycle assessment and carbon accounting
11 May 2009 | Architecture of Urban Farming | Living Lime
10 May 2009 | Architectural design competition submissions highlight urban agriculture | Linked by Michael Levenston | City Farmers News
17 April 2009 | FORMSHIFT Standouts | TheTyee.ca
15 April 2009 | FORMSHIFT Media Release | Sébastien Garon receives a honourable mention for his competition entry