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Overall view of the revitalized site

Ottawa Architects Propose ‘Radical Rehabilitation’, Addition, Zero Carbon for 24 Sussex Drive

Ottawa-based Architecture, Urbanism and Conservation firm MTBA Associates has proposed a “radical rehabilitation” for the Prime Minister’s official Residence at 24 Sussex Drive, Ottawa.

New Article by Mark Thompson Brandt featured in the Journal of Architectural Conservation

Along with a collection of esteemed authors including David Fixler and Theo Prudon, an article written by Mark Thompson Brandt

Wellington Street in context (Doublespace)

NORR/MTBA Win Coveted 2017 Canadian Green Building Award

The Sir John A. Macdonald Building Rehabilitation and Adaptive Reuse project received the 2017 Canadian Green Building Award in the

Ottawa Life Magazine: Featuring Moose

Making Tracks There’s a Moose on the Loose and It’s Making Commercial Rail a Reality in the Capital There’s been

Sir John A. Macdonald Building Achieves Highest Possible Eco-Rating

The Sir John A. Macdonald Building was rehabilitated with environmental sustainability in mind. The project is Green Globes certified and earned the highest

Investigating at the Southwest Tower of East Block

NSERC Create promotes heritage innovation with Carleton University and Industry Partners

The NSERC CREATE Heritage Engineering Program – research, training & internship program is one of the nationally significant vehicles for heritage conservation

Sir John A Macdonald Main Mechanical Room

The ASHRAE Energy Guideline for Historical Buildings is Now in its Second Public Review Draft

There are countless heritage buildings that present a significant opportunity for reducing energy use within the worldwide building stock.  However,

Compact urban form providing more efficient heating and increased density, Halifax (image source: Shelley Bruce)

Building Resilience Practical Guidelines for the Rehabilitation of Buildings in Canada Officially Launches

The Federal / Provincial / Territorial Collaboration on Historic Places in Canada Working Group has released Building Resilience: Practical Guidelines

Main Hall looking north with the Spark Street stair at the bottom right (Doublespace)

Sir John A Macdonald Building on the Cover of Canadian Architect

The recently rehabilitated Sir John A Macdonald Building, formerly the Ottawa head office and main branch of the Bank of

Looking up the Sparks Stair to the Main Hall

CBC News: ‘3rd hall of Parliament’ opens to public in renovated Bank of Montreal building

After nearly eight years of renovations, Canada’s so-called “third hall of Parliament” was opened to the public Friday — just in time for people