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.
The New Champlain Bridge Corridor Project in Québec has earned an Envision Platinum Award from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) for achieving one of the highest standards of sustainable development and environmental performance on an infrastructure project.
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.
The recipients of the 2017 Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Awards demonstrate private and public-sector organizations recognize and embrace their responsibility to promote sustainability in the province. The 2017 Champion for Sustainability is ft3 Architecture Landscape Interior Design.
Carleton University in Ottawa has released a new energy master plan, part of a strategy for reducing current energy and water consumption and ensuring the highest possible conservation levels are maintained as the campus evolves.
Canadian markets top the inaugural International Green Building Adoption Index (IGBAI), a study by CBRE and Maastricht University in Netherlands. More than 50 per cent of office buildings in Vancouver and Toronto holds “green” certifications.