Olympic Village in Vancouver employs a number of methods to manage rainwater including intensive and extensive green roofs, rainwater harvesting systems, soil cells, infiltration galleries, a constructed wetland, a bioswale, and permeable pavers. The objective of this research project was to investigate, evaluate and document the successes, challenges and lessons learned from the deployment of these green rainwater infrastructure strategies.

Partner: City of Vancouver
Keywords: green buildings, sustainable development & green economy, water

Emma Luker