The orchid inspired Visitor Centre at Van Dusen Botanical Garden in Vancouver is a benchmark in the design and construction of living buildings. Architek was instrumental in making this inspired design into a living, breathing...

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Architek in the Media

5 Steps to a Thriving Green-Roof

Here are the essential factors that ensure a green roof not only survives, but thrives.

Green Building & Design magazine, Nov-2017

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Architek greens-up Tile Ideal building in Grande Prairie

Did you know that by simply installing a green roof, you could save on renovations and even help prevent damages caused by heavy rainfall?

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Cents & Sustainability

Making the business case for living architecture in an economically driven world.

8 things to consider when calculating the ROI for green technologies.

Living Architecture Monitor, 2011

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Architek News

Architek Expands Into New Offices

Architek has moved into new offices... We can now show off all the green products we carry...

We invite Living Building professionals visit us.

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Vandsusen Green Roof Wins International IGRA Award

Vandusen Botanical Gardens green roof has just received the prestigious international IGRA green roof leadership award for 2013.

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Architek Awarded Vandusen Green Roof System

The VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre in Vancouver is designed to LEED Platinum standards, featuring a Zinco green roof, net-zero energy consumption, black-water recycling and a host of other green features...

Architek Partners with greenscreens® in Pacific Northwest

For 17 years greenscreen has pioneered the living facade concept, with hundreds of thousands of square feet installed throughout North America.

Manufactured from recycled steel, this flexible design system is long.