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sponsored | May 10, 2022

Designing smarter places of learning

This course explains the how structural steel building systems are suited to construction of education facilities.

sponsored | Jan 9, 2022

Mastering the higher ed campus building envelope

Building envelope choices for campus, cultural, and infrastructure projects are shaped by particular conditions. Today, institutions place greater value on how buildings relate to their ensemble: how historic buildings fit next to new ones, how massing forms fit with their neighbors, and how a building cladding contributes to the campus context. Concurrently, enclosure assemblies and construction methods have undergone changes due to values of sustainability, science, durability, and maintenance. In this context, mastering the building envelope on college and university campuses requires addressing both cultural concerns and technical performance, honoring traditional buildings while exploring the potential of new materials and forms. 

Feb 13, 2018

University of Toronto Scarborough Campus building meets aesthetic, performance and sustainability goals with Rockfon ceiling systems

University of Toronto Scarborough Campus’ (UTSC’s) $52.5 million, 126,788-square-foot Environmental Science & Chemistry Building (ESCB) earned…

Feb 22, 2017

MCC Performing Arts Center

From a run-down movie theatre to a cultural beacon for the American SouthWest, the Mesa Community College Performing Arts Center is a modern…