SABMag 63 - Spring 2019

Special issue for: The 2018 LEED Canada Buildings-in-Review – An Annual Supplement

Viewpoint

University District, a new 80-hectare mixed-use neighbourhood in northwest Calgary, welcomed its first residents in 2018. The masterplan for the community was created by West Campus Development Trust (WCDT) through a public engagement process that set new standards of authenticity and transparency for projects of this type. The process helped

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BANK OF CANADA RENEWAL

With a total floor area of approximately 79,000m², the Bank of Canada complex occupies an entire city block in Ottawa’s central Parliamentary District. The complex consists of the Classical grey granite Centre Building, designed by Morani, Lawson and Morris and opened in 1938, flanked by two modern glass towers and

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2018 LEED CANADA BUILDINGS-in-review

An annual supplement – published by SABMag and the CaGBC – serving as a public record of all buildings and interiors in Canada that have obtained LEED certification in the past year. Read the digital version here. SUBSCRIBE TO THE DIGITAL OR PRINT ISSUE OF SABMAGAZINE FOR THE FULL VERSION

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Charting New Territory in Passive House

Clayton Community Centre Located in Surrey BC, the Clayton Community Centre combines three key uses: a visual and performing arts centre, a community library and a recreation centre. The design approach for the project was to move beyond simply co-locating these centres and instead truly integrate them into a single

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Sustainable Energy and Engineering Building

Insulated precast concrete façade contributes to energy savings in landmark building Simon Fraser University’s new, five-storey Sustainable Energy and Engineering Building (SE3P) in Surrey, BC represents the University’s first major step in expanding beyond its Central City campus to become a distinct academic precinct within Surrey’s growing and revitalized City

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PROJECT NEXTUS

Architectural firm’s own office demonstrates sustainability on a smaller scale Located in Saskatoon, one of the  youngest and fastest growing cities  in Canada, our new workplace had  to embody a fresh identity and a  progressive environmental agenda. By Bertrand Bartake In a province where sustainable design is not yet the

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New (Temporary) Home of the House of Commons

Hidden solution controls a glaring problem Any long-term renovation project comes with issues, and the recent conversion of the West Block courtyard in Ottawa to the new home of the House of Commons for the next 10 years, is no exception. In this case, a hidden solution was found to

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