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December 5, 2018

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Montréal heritage studio earns LEED Silver

Montréal heritage studio earns LEED Silver

The design of the Wilder Building Espace Danse, a transformed heritage studio, required the integration of the structure into the urban fabric of Montréal’s cultural district. The project team added a double-wall skin to the existing façade to improve the building’s energy performance.

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A new home for astronomy at Toronto university

A new home for astronomy at Toronto university

Early planning has begun for a new building at the University of Toronto’s St. George campus to bolster research, teaching, and public engagement in the field of astronomy. The new structure will have a planetarium.

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One Properties and Revera to develop retirement communities in key urban areas

One Properties and Revera to develop retirement communities in key urban areas

Their first project will be the creation of a seniors residence with nearly 300 suites in Edmonton. Construction is expected to begin in 2019.

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Big Box

Mitten’s shake products meet everyone’s needs

Mitten’s shake products meet everyone’s needs

Mitten offers a complete line of shake products to fit any exterior design style, profile, or colour need in the market.

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Diamond Schmitt-designed innovation lab opens

Diamond Schmitt-designed innovation lab opens

A new facility designed for automotive and manufacturing innovation has opened at the National Research Council Canada (NRC) office in London, Ont.

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Feature

Consider lifetime cost when specifying commercial plumbing products

It is not surprising cost is often the main consideration when it comes to specifying commercial products. However, true ‘cost’ reaches far beyond the initial purchase price. When selecting fixtures for a space it pays to consider the lifetime cost of a product.

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