Author archive: ryersonbuilds_2016

March Construction Update

Teams are working hard on the ongoing bulk excavation of the site’s soil which continues this month. By the end of February, more than 16,000 tons of soil has been removed from the site. That’s more than 11,000 m3 in volume! The excavation is now at three meters below grade along Church Street. Meanwhile, the…

RTS: February Construction Update

Fireproofing of the entire structure has now been completed. The team is laying out the partitions (walls) on the newly-completed floor, a task that is expected to continue until the end of the month. At that point, the mechanical and electrical systems can been installed through the walls and related structures. Meanwhile, the colour palette…

February Construction Update

Excavation and soil removal is set to begin now that the shoring and related structural supports are in place. Following a presentation to the City of Toronto’s Buildings Department on February 4, we have submitted the application for a full Building Permit. The final review of the Site Plan and the project’s hoarding permit will…

MaRS: February Construction Update

February 4, 2016: Faculty and students from Ryerson’s Faculty of Science along with CPRE team members and MaRS representatives celebrated the start of site work on the new laboratory at a “ground-breaking” event at the MaRS building. February 5, 2016: This month, the bid packages are being tendered and awarded to successful suppliers and/or subcontractors….

RTS: February Construction Update

Peggy Shannon, Chairperson of the Ryerson Theatre School, along with Sholem Dolgoy, Associate Chair and RTS faculty members, hosted a Town Hall meeting where more than 100 attendees learned more about the new RTS facilities and upcoming move. Jay Martin, Project Manager, Campus Facilities and Sustainability also provided an update on the leased space in…

Ryerson science is getting new digs

“The Ryerson faculty of science is getting 20,000 square feet of new lab space. Ryerson has leased the space from the MaRS building on College Street, across from the University of Toronto’s St. George campus. Before faculty moves in, the space will be renovated and equipped with state-of-the-art materials for students and researchers.” Read more…

MaRS: January Construction Update

Bid packages are being issued to subcontractors. By the end of the month, all feedback will be compiled; the architects will incorporate the input and release the final drawings. Work will continue on securing contracts with the subcontractors, and construction work will begin on levelling the site floor.

Ryerson’s SLC named among world’s 10 best buildings of 2015

The 10 Best Buildings of 2015: Ryerson Student Learning Centre … Read more at Azure Magazine

December Construction Update

With the conditional building permit now in place, shoring & initial excavation can begin. During December, the shoring rig and related materials will move onto the site, while minor excavation and soil removal continues. Drilling and installation of the shoring piles will start in mid-December, continuing through the end of January. Vibration monitors have been…

SLC in World Architecture News

Snøhetta completes Learning Centre for Ryerson University … Read more at World Architecture News