Combining sustainability and urban design

When you look at sustainable communities around the world, each community is unique. They are designed using different technologies and with distinct streets and public spaces based on their individual attributes. But what will be consistent among them are the principles of sustainable community design. These are principles that been proven by experts across the…

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City releases plans for first residential phase in Blatchford

The City of Edmonton has released the detailed plan and new renderings for the first residential stage and section of park in Blatchford. The completion of the stage one plan is another significant milestone in the land development process, and takes the City of Edmonton one step closer to building one of the world’s largest…

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Summer 2016 Newsletter

Site preparation for the first residents continues On July 11, the City of Edmonton began the next step in the construction process that will prepare the Blatchford site for the first stage of residential development. The latest construction work involves the installation of select portions of the storm and sanitary service connections, including: Construction of…

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Blatchford utility construction underway

July 8, 2016 Starting July 11, 2016, the City of Edmonton will begin the installation of select portions of the storm and sanitary service connections at Blatchford in preparation for the first stage of development. “Much about the Blatchford vision is ambitious, but perhaps the most ambitious element is the community’s energy goals. While City…

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Spring 2016 Newsletter

Next steps for Blatchford On March 17, 2016, City Council directed the Blatchford office to further investigate the development of a renewable energy utility model to achieve Blatchford’s ambitious energy goals related to carbon neutrality and use of 100% renewable energy sources. Major construction at the site will likely be delayed for approximately one year…

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2015 – A year in review!

In 2015, significant work was done at Blatchford to prepare the site for the first stage of development. With several project milestones complete, we are now closer to transforming the site into one of the largest sustainable communities in the world. Here we take a look back at the year’s top project highlights: Environmental Remediation…

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