McGill McIntyre Life Sciences awarded an Honorable Mention
The McIntyre Life Sciences project, a major renovation of the McIntyre Pavilion of McGill University, was selected by ASHRE to receive an Honorable Mention in the 2013 ASHRAE Technology Awards in the category of Existing Educational Facilities. The award recognizes innovative building design in the areas of occupant comfort, indoor air quality and energy conservation.
Reconstruction of the Grande Allée Armoury in Quebec City
The Canadian government has announced it is proceeding with plans to reconstruct the Grande Allée Armoury in Québec, which was badly damaged by fire in 2008. The design of the reconstruction and expansion of the Armoury has been awarded to the consortium of Arcop-DFS-STGM. The reconstruction represents an investment of 93M$ and is expected to be completed in 2016. The renovated Armoury will include areas that commemorate its military history, offices for the federal government, as well as, a multipurpose hall for up to 1300 people. The multi-purpose space will serve as a community space available for cultural and social events.