Slow uptake on wood mid-rises in OntarioIt’s a steep learning curve for
Ontario’s construction and design community to adapt to building
wood mid-rises.Despite changes to the Ontario Building
Code last January allowing six-storey wood buildings, up from the
previous limit of four, there’s been no surge of building activity
as architects, contractors and clients are still warming to the idea
of this new, elevated, green building option.“It’s a question of moving an
entire industry,” said Steven Street, a technical advisor for
Patrick Danielson was uncomfortable.
His office chair left him with bad posture and he knew his health was
suffering. He swapped out the standard armed and backed chair for a
stool, and when he started to feel better, he never went back.Danielson’s office chair wound up
being the inspiration be...
Aircraft service company JD Aero
Technical is marking its third expansion in under a decade with an
extension of its hangar and office space that will allow it to serve
new clients and create new jobs at the Sault Ste. Marie Airport.Costs for the project, which will get
underway this summer, ar...
This summer, Laurentian University’s
architecture students are more likely to be found building an ivory
tower than dwelling in one.During the academic year, students can
be found not only sketching, drawing and coming up with conceptual
designs, but also hoisting beams and getting dusty buildi...
Costello Associates provides engineering services to the power-generation industry; by
hobby, president Stephen Costello is a trained, private pilot. With the launch of AirVU, he’s bringing
his two passions together to provide the industry with a new tool for
maintenance and inspection.Costello ...