Drop-Dead Gorgeous and Green Architecture: Canada's Governor General Medal Winners (Slideshow)

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Kohn Shnier Prefab Cottage for Two Families. image: Lloyd Alter

Every year the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and the Canada Council give out the Governor General's Awards. She says "The Canadian architects we are honouring have the gift of designing not only buildings, places and monuments, but living spaces that give soul to our cities, villages and communities."

This year, quite a few of them have green attributes worth looking at; others are just so drop-dead gorgeous that, well, look at them too, we provide a link. See our selection of green:


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