Prairie Focus

Submit a feature article to our expanded Prairies Focus Edition of the Sustainable Building and Architectural Magazine (SAB Magazine).

The Prairies Focus magazine will be distributed to 4,500 members and subscribers across Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Sponsors have the benefit of providing a two-page article featuring contributions to LEED projects.  

Current Issue:


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Prairie Focus Annual 2019 Issue

  • LEED v4 is Achievable with Coordination and Forethought
  • 71 Years Before Tesla: The Evolution of Electric Vehicles
  • Building Better Teams: Investing in Corporate Education Becomes a Competitive Edge
  • Rossdale Fire Station 21 re-opened as a Silver LEED CI Certified Building Edmonton
  • Clark Builders – Industry Leader
  • St. Peter’s Church, Petrus Hall Mission Accomplished; Building Faith in Sustainability
  • Giant Pandas & the Living Building Challenge Petal Certification: The First Living Building to be Certified in Alberta
  • River Landing: A Vibrant, Sustainable Development
  • Red Deer College Residence Breaks the Mold for Student Accommodation
  • Designing a Sustainable Office, for Stantec, by Stantec
  • Transforming Education at The Singhmar Centre for Learning – NorQuest College
  • Prairie Architects New Office Receives LEED Platinum Certification
  • Meet the CaGBC’s Emerging Green Professionals
  • Chapter Leadership Awards

Previous Issues:


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Alberta Focus Annual 2018 Issue

  • Upcoming Professional Development Events
  • A critical foundation: BUILDING ENERGY benchmarking in Edmonton
  • Alberta Chapter partnering with Energy Efficiency Alberta to host Zero Carbon education and event series
  • Bringing LEED certification to a high-rise residential development near Calgary’s core
  • Fast track your green building career with the CaGBC
  • Taking Flight: A LEED Gold School Inspired by Nature
  • Constructing Alberta’s Economic Engine and Driving Future Trends
  • Energy Efficiency Alberta sets the PACE for Albertans
  • Rogers Place: A New Era for Green Building Design and Hockey in Edmonton
  • Design of University of Calgary project “Looks Up” to Community Well-being and Aspirational Sustainability
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Alberta Focus Fall 2017

  • Upcoming Professional Development Events
  • Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences Atrium, University of Alberta
  • How virtual reality can build a sustainable reality
  • Ledcor reaches new heights with LEED
  • Alberta Sustainable Building Symposium
  • A 1970s tower retrofitted Open during innovation
  • Edmonton Tower opens the door to a greener core
  • Winning the war against the invisible enemy - radon
  • Energy Benchmarking: Edmonton's big buildings lead the transition to a low carbon future
  • Sustainability surrounds Stantec's new home in ICE District
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Alberta Focus Spring 2016

  • Red Deer's St. Joseph's High School
  • Edmonton's borwnfield redevelopment program
  • Alberta Sustainable Building Symposium
  • Collaboration & creativity lead to Practical Sustainability
  • Local News + Events
  • And more!
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Alberta Focus Spring 2015

  • PCL Building One
  • Alberta greenhouse: first LEED Gold greenhouse in Canada!
  • Mosaic Centre: taking stock of the construction process
  • Brookfield Place Calgary
  • Local News + Events
  • And more!

Alberta Focus Fall 2014

  • Edmonton Remand Centre
  • South Calgary Fire Station No.5
  • Lafarge walks sustainability talk
  • SAIT Polytechnic Innovation research pioneers high-tech greenhouse
  • Local News + Events
  • And more!

Alberta Focus Spring 2014

  • Eastgate offices for Environment Canada
  • Telus Spark Science Centre
  • Building a greener Alberta for future and current generations
  • SAIT Polytechnic shows leadership in green building industry
  • Local News + Events
  • And more!

Alberta Focus Fall 2013

  • Edmonton International Airport
  • EP3 School reaches Gold standard
  • Case study: EPCOR 1931 Heritage Building
  • Centre in the Park Community Centre - Sherwood Park, AB
  • Local News + Events
  • And more!

Alberta Focus Spring 2013

  • Science on Display, Energy environment experiential learning
  • Green building plan: Edmonton sets course for energy and GHG reductions
  • Quality infrastructure: the backbone of Alberta's economy
  • Local News + Events
  • And more!