Light House: Sustainable Building Centre featuring Peter Whitelaw - February 17th, 2007
Feb 17 Guest Expert, Peter Whitelaw discusses the history of False Creek: 2-4pm Saturday February 17th at Light House
PLEASE RSVP to [email protected] Suggested donation: $2-$5.
Peter Whitelaw, B.Sc.(Chem), P. B. Dipl.(Env. Science), M. Sc.(Planning) Peter is a consulting planner specializing in sustainability and public engagement. He works on a wide range of projects, typically focusing on engagement, policy analysis and implementation strategies. Mr. Whitelaw's projects have included research on incentives for green buildings; development guidelines and zoning for eco-industrial development and green residential projects; and development and coordination of community engagement processes. He is a Board member of the Dynamic Cities Project, a non-profit society focused on strategic planning for communities in face of anticipated oil scarcity; and the False Creek Watershed Society, a non-profit working to engage community in the watershed's human and natural history. Peter's talk will explore the natural and human history of False Creek and inspire discussion of how we can reconnect to that history, from fun community events to building and landscape design. It will take place from 2-4 pm at Light House Sustainable Building Centre on Granville Island.
Light House: Sustainable Building Centre is located at 1575 Johnston Street, just East of the Public Market in the heart of Granville Island. Our centre is on the second floor and accessible via the glass door and staircase on the Southwest corner of the building. This event is sponsored by Light House Sustainable Building Centre and Cascadia Green Building Council, the local chapter of the CaGBC. Funding comes from Environment Canada and the Real Estate Foundation of BC.