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Final phase of Montréal’s new CHUM completed

In 2018, Jodoin Lamarre Pratte architectes and Menkès Shooner Dagenais LeTourneux Architectes were commissioned to complete the final phase of the new Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) in the city’s downtown. This latest phase of the project follows those of the research centre (2013) and the hospital (2017, phase 1). The project was designed by CannonDesign + NEUF architect(e)s.

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Thermally improving curtain wall systems

Curtain wall systems provide excellent access to daylight and views that are desired by the building owners and occupants for health and productivity. However, the increasing stringency of building codes has created a conflict with delivering highly glazed buildings because the glazed areas are less thermally efficient than opaque walls.

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