The planning, design, and construction of hospital facilities normally take years. However, the pandemic presented a unique challenge where solutions had to be conceived and implemented within months. This is the story of one response to this unique challenge.
In an exclusive interview, Daniel Ling, principal at Montgomery Sisam Architects, speaks to Construction Canada on Toronto’s first-ever permanent supportive housing project that uses an innovative modular construction method.
As part of the HousingTO action plan, two new housing complexes, 11 Macey and 150 Harrison, have begun to take shape in Toronto. The goal is to create more design-forward, dignified, inclusive, and welcoming homes for the homeless.
Weiss Architecture & Urbanism Limited and Wonder Inc. have unveiled Outside the Box, a modular ‘front of classroom’ teaching support unit designed to facilitate healthy, fresh air education during the time of COVID-19.
Professionals interested in learning more about the benefits of offsite construction—such as time and cost savings, reduced waste, and improved safety—can do so at the Offsite Construction Expo (OSCE) this fall.
Humber River Hospital shot for Silver, but instead earned Gold. The Toronto acute care hospital exceeded its high sustainability goals and was certified to the higher level under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.
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