A facility focused on advancing cell therapy research has opened in a space once occupied by a warehouse at Hamilton’s McMaster Innovation Park (MIP). Re-purposed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, the $33-million project is a partnership between McMaster University and Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the provincial government is investing $1 billion for a light-rail transit (LRT) line in Hamilton. This investment is part of the largest infrastructure venture in Ontario’s history. The province will cover all capital costs of the construction, with procurement to in 2017 and construction beginning in 2019.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) awarded North American projects as part of its Top 10 Green Projects of 2015 competition, which included a Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) building in Hamilton.