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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

Heritage: A Driver of Sustainability

Canada’s 150 anniversary inspires us to think about the past, present and future of heritage in Canada and in the Capital. 

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

MOOSE Rail: One Step Closer to Reality

MOOSE Rail is an emerging “green” regional transit railway system in the National Capital Region based upon reuse of existing

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

Looking north in the atrium highlighting the new feature stair with the addition on the left and the existing building on the right (Doublespace)

Hill Times: Featuring the Sir John A. Macdonald Building

‘It’s a very small building, but it’s very rich,’ new Hill space opens with Sir John A. Macdonald Building addition

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