Daniel Leclair has joined Stantec, a global sustainable design and engineering firm, as the senior principal to lead the company’s Canadian federal program from its Ottawa office, overseeing major federal programs and projects across the country.
University of Toronto’s newest research centre—consisting of cross-disciplinary university academics and 12 construction and architecture companies—will find ways to meet the urgent and growing need for infrastructure, without compounding the negative environmental impact.
An office building in Montreal has achieved perfect scores in all four areas of WiredScore’s scorecard: connectivity, infrastructure, readiness, and innovation. The 100 per cent score places the property into elite standing alongside only 20 other buildings in the world.
Smart buildings, and by extension smart cities, provide many benefits to end users and management alike. However, implementing interconnected systems into building design can be challenging and deciding which technologies to adopt presents its own difficulties as well.
Two projects by the Government of Canada have increased the capacity of New Brunswick’s engineers, land-use planning professionals, and environmental non-government organizations to adapt to climate change in the buildings sector through education, training, and certification.
Cherry Street Stormwater Management Facility has won the inaugural design review panel award by Waterfront Toronto in the category of excellence in built work, for its remarkable sculptural design and innovative solution to stormwater management.
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