Institutional

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Bergeron Centre a model for fully integrated BIM

The use of building information modelling to develop the Bergeron Centre at York University earned the project a Canada BIM Council award.
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
Student ServiceHub

Student ServiceHub earns ARIDO award

Ryerson University's new Student ServiceHub has just earned an Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) award of excellence.
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Lab facility demos energy-saving ‘earth tubes’

Energy-saving 'earth tubes' were among the features expected to help earn UTSC's new Environmental Sciences and Chemistry building LEED Gold status.
The RCMP's new Nova Scotia headquarters

The RCMP’s new Nova Scotia headquarters

The design of the RCMP's new Nova Scotia headquarters reconciles its requirements of internal security and external accountability.
YVR

Improving safety at YVR

Canada's second busiest airport, YVR, has significantly improved the safety and efficiency of its operations and emergency services with the completion of its new Airside Operations Building (AOB).
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Inside U of T Mississauga’s Innovation Complex

To subsume or not to subsume. That was the question presented by the project brief for the expansion and renovation of University of Toronto Mississauga’s
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Thompson Rivers University building gets boost

In its original concrete construction, completed in 1970, Thompson Rivers University’s Old Main Building reflected the design philosophy of its era. As Michael Leckman, a
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Inside Windsor’s South West Detention Centre

The barbed wire and fortress-like fences of TV prison dramas are nowhere to be found here. Designed to support rehabilitation, this real-life detention centre has
Calgary International Airport

Work starts at Calgary International Airport

Two major infrastructure projects around the Calgary International Airport will considerably increase both access to the airport and air traffic capacity.
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Innovative learning environment

The UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences Building is a state-of-the-art facility that brings together all of the faculty’s ...
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A daunting challenge

Graham Design Builder’s first public-private partnership (P3) project in British Columbia was a daunting one – build not one but three major health care ...
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Building innovation

A new landmark educational facility at SAIT Polytechnic is not only transforming the campus but the teaching and learning environment for the next generation of skilled construction workers.
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Serving the community

A new headquarters for the RCMP E Division is being built in Surrey, B.C. When completed, it will be the largest RCMP complex in Canada.
REMI

Making a difference

BC Cancer Agency’s sixth regional cancer centre, Centre for the North, will make a huge difference to the lives of patients in Prince George ...