Building Envelope

Waterdown Library and Civic Centre

Library facility reads like ‘fragment’ of its landscape

The new Waterdown Library and Civic Centre is designed to read like a ‘fragment’ of the Niagara Escarpment over which it cantilevers.
Chinook Regional Hospital

A facility addition with surgical precision

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
building envelope

A window into better building envelopes

The building envelope can truly make or break energy-efficiency efforts. Major systems improvements may help, but those savings could fly out the window.
Thermal Insulation

Choosing the right thermal insulation

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.
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Electronically tintable glass

Electronically tintable glass provides dynamic control over the amount of heat and light that is admitted to the building.