Québec-based nonprofit organization Lab-École has unveiled designs for elementary schools to be expanded or built in Gatineau, Maskinongé, Québec City, Saguenay, Shefford, and Rimouski. With the exception of the sketch for the Québec City school, which was produced by the Lab-École team, all of the winning designs stem from an architectural design competition held earlier this year.
Montréal-based firm ARCHITEM Wolff Shapiro Kuskowski architects has unveiled the Mitchell Family House, an innovative residence for young students in Sherbrooke, Qué., which reinvents a century-old campus.
The magazine’s latest digital supplement continues our focus on the various factors design professionals need to consider when working on municipal, university, school, and hospital (MUSH) building projects.
The University of Toronto (U of T), Ont., has unveiled plans for a 10-storey building to provide housing for more than 200 graduate students and expand living, social, and study spaces on its St. George campus.
In the latest edition of a series of free, downloadable e-books, an article provides examples that highlight the various life-safety threats specifiers can safeguard building occupants against with rolling door assemblies. To get your copy of the “Designing MUSH Facilities” e-book in either pdf or digital edition, visit www.constructioncanada.net/ebook/designing-mush-facilities-de.
An article in our newest e-book discusses how new acoustic ceiling materials are well-positioned to help create healthy, comfortable, and acoustically sound buildings. It appears along with two other articles on institutional architecture in “Designing MUSH Facilities,” a free, downloadable resource.
LocHal Public Library in Tilburg, the Netherlands, has been declared the World Building of the Year 2019 at the 12th annual World Architecture Festival (WAF), held in Amsterdam. The scheme was designed by Civic architects (lead architect), Braaksma & Roos Architectenbureau, and Inside Outside/Petra Blaisse.
An article in our newest e-book explores the variety of creative solutions the TACC design team employed to achieve resiliency and ensure the facility remains operational during natural disasters. It appears along with two other articles on institutional architecture in “Designing MUSH Facilities,” a free, downloadable resource.