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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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Learning from Montreal’s green social housing
 
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
 
Holcim Awards Gold 2005 to an urban landscape and architectural project
 
“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
 
Project Entry 2005 for North America
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Project Details
Location
Montréal, Canada
Prizes
Awards
Gold 2005
North America
Awards
Bronze 2006
Global
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Daniel Pearl, project author of Greening the Benny Farm, Montréal, Canada on the Holcim Awards
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