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.
Québec-based developer Vic&Lambert is a finalist for the 2018 Domus Trophy in the “Condo over $250,000 and under $500,000” category for a project in Saint-Lambert. The building is seeking Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification.
L’Heure Bleue in Charlevoix, Que., is the second home in Canada to achieve Platinum status under Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC’s) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. Guided by Québec LEED organization Écohabitation, indoor and outdoor construction of the project focused on ecological awareness, sustainable materials, and environmental management.
Earlier this month, Vancouver’s mayor, Gregor Robertson, announced the city’s aging Fire Hall No. 17 will be knocked down and replaced with the country’s first fire hall built to Passive House standards.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s (CTBUH’s) Tall + Urban Innovation Conference will take place at Chicago’s Aqua Tower from May 30 to 31. The annual symposium explores and celebrates the best in innovative buildings, urban spaces, building technologies, and construction practices from around the world. The two-day conference will include an awards banquet to announce the recipients of the CTBUH Annual Awards. The event will also feature presentations by this year’s finalists, which includes two Canadian projects.