Tag Archives: Ontario

Adaptive reuse for commercial buildings

Inspired by innovation, tradition, and evolution, adaptive reuse is a sustainable solution for intensification that provides creative and commercial building opportunities. Canada’s building stock has undiscovered potential. By reusing buildings that might otherwise be sent to the landfill, the urban fabric is enhanced, history is preserved, and neighbourhoods are infused with new life.

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University Automotive Centre gets climatic wind tunnel

An aerodynamic and climatic wind tunnel has been built in the new Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in Oshawa. The tunnel allows for the testing of prototype vehicles and for assessing the durability of existing auto motives. Designed by Diamond and Schmitt Architects, the facility combines industrial research and educational programming.

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