Indeed, as a project matures, it becomes increasingly difficult, as well as costly, to make effective changes to the performance. In response to this need, KPMB LAB, the research and innovation group at KPMB Architects, has developed a basic energy modelling tool for internal use on projects. This article discusses how the tool works, how it relates to more comprehensive energy modelling software, and how it can be useful to an architect during concept and schematic design phases.
While many of the aforementioned factors affect project completion deadlines, ventilation selection is a hedge architects, consulting engineers, and HVAC contractors are using to expedite projects toward completion once mechanical equipment finally arrives on-site and is installed.
The Meeting Place at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM), located in the heritage-status William G. Davis Building, underwent a challenging renovation, sensitive to the historical context of the building.
C.F. Crozier & Associates Inc. (Crozier), a building and land development consulting firm, will build a new head office in Collingwood, Ont., incorporating sustainable and biophilic design elements, including a mass timber structure as a nod to the town’s shipbuilding history.
Saskatchewan’s ministry, SaskBuilds and Procurement (SBP), is moving forward with the design early works phase for the Prince Albert Victoria Hospital project, and it has chosen PCL Construction Management Inc. to lead this phase.
Confidential documents have revealed Metrolinx, the provincial agency responsible for Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project, says the construction consortium behind the project, Crosslinx Transit Solutions, lacks a reliable plan to finish the subway line.
The Ontario government has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for a 2+1 highway pilot on Highway 11, north of North Bay, from qualified highway design consultants for design and environmental assessment.
The Highway 401/409 Rail Tunnel project is the Tunnelling Association of Canada (TAC)’s 2022 project of the year over $100 million, for the level of engineering and understanding of underground construction displayed by project partners.
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