The redevelopment project of the Canada Post building in Vancouver by QuadReal Property Group is touted as one of the most ambitious heritage redevelopments in the country’s history, preserving the building’s architectural features through adaptive reuse.
The new Oxford County Waste Management and Education Centre in Ontario is an example of sustainable construction and renewable energy generation. It is anticipated the building will receive Zero Net Energy certification from the New Buildings Institute (NBI) after one year of monitoring.
Air leakage and air exchange are two of the biggest issues facing architects, designers, and facility managers when it comes to specifying commercial rolling doors for conditioned warehouse spaces across the country. To improve energy efficiency and save time and money as well as meet increasingly stringent environmental laws and regulations, industry professionals are turning to high-performance doors.
The City of Hamilton Council has selected Waterfront Shores Corporation as the preferred proponent for the Pier 8 waterfront development. Directing the design of the development is Hamilton-born architect, Bruce Kuwabara of KPMB Architects who will work with gh3 Inc., Omar Gandhi Architect, and superkül.
The fast-growing University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) Philosophy department will be moving to a new home this July: the North Building Phase B is a 19,510-m2 (210,000-sf), six-story addition to the existing building on UTM campus.
Commercial buildings are among the biggest consumers of energy, with much of it being wasted. There is growing pressure to provide more efficient designs that are also sustainable over the life of the building.
Evolv1, a 9290-m2 (100,000-sf) multitenant office building under construction in Waterloo, Ont., has been awarded Zero Carbon Building – Design certification by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).
Four internationally-renowned architectural/design firms have prepared design concepts for the construction of The Arbour, a new tall wood, net-positive building at George Brown College’s waterfront campus in Toronto.