Located in Toronto’s Junction neighbourhood, 77 Wade Avenue aims to be the tallest modern mass timber office and commercial building in the country that is targeting Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification.
Glass has the capacity to be part of beautifully designed buildings, to make a statement, and to allow for dramatic views of the outside from within. It can be specified to add a sense of lightness to a structure as well as to convey a modern, impressive, and eye-catching look. At the same time, it must meet the project’s performance requirement because of today’s focus on sustainability and energy efficiency.
The ADHOC architects’ Le Jardinier (“the Gardener”), a multiresidential project in Montréal, has earned the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification. The project also won the 2018 Inova Award by the Urban development institute of Québec (IDU) in the multiresidential projects of $50 million and less category.
Canada is ranked second in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) annual list for the top 10 countries and regions for projects certified under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.
The Wilder Building Espace Danse, a transformed heritage building in Montréal, has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification in the new construction and renovation (NC) category.
ACDF Architecture and Architecture49, in partnership with IBI Group, have constructed PARQ in Vancouver, an urban oasis featuring a 6689-m² (72,000-sf) casino, two luxury hotels, eight restaurants, a fitness centre, spa, a 2787-m² (30,000-sf) rooftop park, and 5574 m² (60,000 sf) of meeting and event space.