The new Waterdown Library and Civic Centre is designed to read like a ‘fragment’ of the Niagara Escarpment over which it cantilevers.
Adding a new wing to the fully developed site would require surgical precision. The original Chinook Regional Hospital, which was constructed close to 30 years
The building envelope can truly make or break energy-efficiency efforts. Major systems improvements may help, but those savings could fly out the window.
While R-value is often the main point of discussion when talking about insulation, it is only one aspect of a material's properties and performance.
Electronically tintable glass provides dynamic control over the amount of heat and light that is admitted to the building.