Construction on the Royal Alberta Museum’s (RAM’s) new building in Edmonton is complete. At 38,926 m2 (419,000 sf), the new structure is twice the size of the former museum. Located in the heart of Edmonton’s Arts District, the new RAM is a careful blend of a well-designed structure and its historic content.
The Calgary Chapter of CSC along with the Glass and Architectural Metals Association (GAMA) and Alberta Building Envelope Council (ABEC) is holding a dinner meeting on April 12 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at The Winston Golf Club.
Designed and built to produce as much energy as it consumes, one of the first homes built in EchoHaven, a gated community in northwest Calgary, has been zero-energy certified by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI).
An expanded trades and technologies centre at Lethbridge College in Alberta recently received top honours at the Prairie Wood Design Awards for the institutional building category. The Trades Technologies Renewal and Innovation Project (TTRIP) adds 15,793 m2 (170,000 sf) of program space to the college, and features both structural and design elements in timber.
The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) presented its annual awards during the 100th conference held recently in Banff, Alberta. These awards recognize the important contributions of individuals, companies, and associations promoting and enhancing the Canadian construction industry.
The Edmonton Chapter of CSC is inviting architects, engineers, building owners, general and trade contractors, manufacturers, and suppliers to attend a networking event on March 22 at Hudsons Canada’s Pub. On April 12, the chapter is organizing a plant tour of Building Products of Canada