McGill University

Category: Institutional buildings

Construction of the new commercial university bookstore. Historical integration of the design to existing surrounding historical monument buildings. Excavation in bedrock 30' deep, directly against property line on all sides. Complex underpinning of existing adjacent historical monument buildings. Complete facade in hand cut alternating patterns of brand-cut limestone. Concrete slab, columns and beams were designed and built specially to support additional future floors. Computerized energy monitoring systems.

 

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