Façade work is underway on the new Environmental Science and Chemistry Building at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus on Military Trail in Scarborough, Ont.
EllisDon Corp. is the general contractor for the five-storey facility that will have research and teaching laboratories, an analytical instrumentation centre, office and meeting space, student study space, a librarian office, a police office, seminar rooms and multi-purpose space. The project is designed to achieve LEED Gold certification and is scheduled to open in July 2015. The architect is Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc. and consultants are Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd. (structural) and Smith + Andersen (mechanical/electrical). Subcontractors include: VR Mechanical and OZZ Electric.