Category: Office

Canada Green Building Council certifies Bentall Kennedy office building as Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building – Performance certification

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) announced that 100 Murray Street in Ottawa, ON has been awarded Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) – Performance certification. The Bentall Kennedy managed, Class A commercial office building achieved LEED Gold for Existing Buildings certification in 2016 and, through continued energy efficiency and carbon reduction measures, was able to demonstrate a balance of zero carbon emissions for this certification.

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Largest Passive House Office Building in US to be Built in Chicago

Mark Goodman & Associates, Inc., has unveiled plans for 310 N. Sangamon, the largest office building in the U.S. to achieve Passive House certification. Located in Chicago around the corner from Google’s new Midwest headquarters, the 12-story building will offer 268,000 square feet of office space, and 7,800 square feet of ground-floor retail.

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Stantec Tower reaches new heights as Edmonton’s tallest tower

“The Stantec tower has been a project of many firsts, including feats of architecture and engineering in Edmonton and Western Canada, and now as the tallest tower in Edmonton,” says Stantec senior vice president, Canada Prairies and Territories Keith Shillington. “Stantec is proud to play a large role in transforming Edmonton, revitalizing downtown Edmonton and contributing to the ever-growing ICE District. This project demonstrates our team’s passion for working hard to make a difference in the communities we serve, and call home.”

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Upcycling in Newtown Square: IMC Construction Completes Equus Headquarters

IMC Construction has completed the new corporate headquarters for Equus Capital Partners, one of the nation’s leading private equity fund real estate managers. The 42,000-square-foot building at Ellis Preserve in Newtown Square is targeted for LEED Gold certification and contains 36,000 square feet of reclaimed wood. Creativity, resourcefulness and good timing resulted in cost savings for the client and kept building materials out of the landfill.

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CJ Blossom Park Named the Best New Laboratory in the World

The design of CJ Blossom Park is founded on CannonDesign’s “New Scientific Workplace” concept — a radical design approach that replaces traditional laboratory planning ideas with integrated innovation strategies to create dynamic, boundary-less environments that increase productivity, efficiency and creativity.

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Cresa Announces Project Team for PTC’s 250,000 SF Global Headquarters Relocation to Boston

Margulies Perruzzi Architects was selected to provide architectural and interior design services for PTC’s transformational and technology-rich new workplace, and Gilbane Building Company was named construction manager for the 250,000 SF interior fit-out. To assist PTC and the design team with evaluating the most appropriate workplace management technology in an industry known for lightning-speed evolution, the MIT Center for Real Estate (MIT/CRE) was engaged as a research collaborator in the use of disruptive technologies.

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Margulies Perruzzi Architects Revitalizes Framingham Office Building for National Development

Margulies Perruzzi Architects (MPA) announced today that it has completed the design and renovation of 100 Crossing Blvd. in Framingham, Mass. for National Development, one of New England’s largest development companies. National Development engaged MPA to provide space planning and interior design services to reposition the 100,000 SF office building to meet the demands of today’s office tenants.

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Syska Hennessy Wins ACEC ‘Grand Award’ for Work on Lotte World Tower in Seoul

Syska Hennessy Group has received a “Grand Award” from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for its work on Seoul’s Lotte World Tower – the fifth tallest building in the world. The building performs more than 22% better than ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007, and meets the City of Seoul’s “New and Renewable” requirement of energy generation that is three percent of the building’s total energy consumption.  Syska also received a National Recognition Award from ACEC for its role in building “Office of the Future,” the world’s first 3D-printed commercial office building.

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How to Design Zero Energy Buildings for School Projects by Eddy Santosa, CBCP, LEED® AP BD+C, BEMP . Photo: James Patterson Elementary School - Richmond, Texas (Architect: Huckabee). The building was designed to achieve Ultra-Low-Energy Building and it utilizes extensive sustainable, durable and environmentally sound materials and includes natural daylighting, and good indoor air quality.

How to Design Zero Energy Buildings for School Projects by Eddy Santosa, CBCP, LEED® AP BD+C, BEMP . Photo: James Patterson Elementary School - Richmond, Texas (Architect: Huckabee). The building was designed to achieve Ultra-Low-Energy Building and it utilizes extensive sustainable, durable and environmentally sound materials and includes natural daylighting, and good indoor air quality.

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