Restoration & Renovation

toxic chemicals

Canadian Facility Management & Design

What toxic chemicals are lurking in our buildings?

In the age of COVID, it's also important to consider how chemical exposures influence our ability to fight disease.
Royal Bank Plaza

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Innovative workspaces reinvent Royal Bank Plaza

The Royal Bank Plaza is now looking to entice a new generation of tenants—small- to medium-sized tech companies.
campuses

Canadian Facility Management & Design

How will campuses change because of COVID-19?

Colleges and universities are questioning how much space will be needed in the future campus, how it will be operated, and how to make our built environment more healthy, sustainable and resilient.
circadian lighting

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Circadian lighting improves seniors’ daily routines

Circadian lighting plays a special role in facilities management as long-term care homes and schools increasingly look to enhance wellbeing among seniors and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
density

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Building better density key to future development

Dev Mehta, Senior Associate at Quadrangle, explains how building better density leads to healthier, happier occupants.
Condo communities

CondoBusiness

Condo communities build up resilience in 2020

With always evolving guidelines and pandemic uncertainty, building resilience in condo communities is more important than ever.
community centres

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Community centres redefined for a new era

How to socially distance in spaces charged for social interactions? This is just one challenge facing community centres as they prepare for reopening—bit by bit—across
climate change

CondoBusiness

Are condos prepared for climate change?

While many condos haven’t yet experienced the major effects of climate change, statistics and case studies foreshadow the impacts that could come.
office space

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Hamilton office space luring global tech firms

Brick-and-beam buildings in Hamilton are transforming into modern office space for tech firms looking to employ a growing talent pool.
workplace trends

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Workplace trends impacting office design

Major workplace trends are creating the impetus for more sustainable, adaptable and productive places of employment.
museum retrofit

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Museum retrofit safeguards precious artifacts

While museum relics are meant to be cherished and preserved long-term, the building systems that protect them are not.
Westinghouse HQ

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Westinghouse HQ gets new lease on life

The Westinghouse HQ building has been re-envisioned for a new age to become a hub for commercial and cultural activities.
resilient

Design Quarterly

Resilient design in the workplace

A panel of speakers explored the significant steps businesses, governments and learning institutions are actively taking towards resilient design
wellbeing

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Gen Z wellbeing suffering in Canadian offices

Canadian employers in the corporate office sector are not doing enough to support wellbeing among young people entering the workforce.
expansion

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Building capacity for care in Medicine Hat

A 245,000-square-foot expansion will help ensure the residents served by Medicine Hat Regional Hospital can access treatment close to home.
inclusivity

CondoBusiness

Creating more inclusive condo communities

A condo refurbishment project is the perfect time to come up with a cost-effective plan to provide a more inclusive and accessible environment.
Bank of Canada

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Bank of Canada HQ gets energy-saving revamp

An invisible second skin was a core component of the energy-saving, heritage-sensitive intervention at the Bank of Canada complex.