Work is progressing on the connecting bridge at the Hospital for Sick Children Patient Support Centre in Toronto.
The owner is The Hospital for Sick Children and the construction manager is PCL Constructors Canada Inc. The work includes one 22-storey tower that will house the SickKids Learning Institute, a simulation centre for hands-on teaching, core administrative services as well as medical administration. The project is designed for LEED Gold while also aiming for LEED Zero Carbon and Toronto Green Standards. The architect for the project is B+H Architects and consultants are Urban Strategies (planning); Entuitive (structural); The Mitchell Partnership (mechanical); Mulvey & Banani (electrical); and KJA Consultants Inc. (vertical transportation). Subtrades include: Hardrock Forming Co. Ltd (formwork); Harris Rebar (reinforcing steel); Innocon Inc. (concrete supply); C-ore Metals Inc. (structural/misc. steel); Provincial Store Fixtures Ltd. (millwork); Redspire (podium/Interior glazing); Integro Building Systems Inc. (curtainwall); Ritz Architectural Systems Inc. (metal panels); Trillium Architectural Products Ltd. (doors/hardware); Select Drywall & Acoustics Inc. (drywall); CTI Working Environments Inc. (demountable partitions); Adlers Main Tile & Carpet Co. Ltd (hard flooring); C.J. Duguid Flooring (Ontario) Limited (soft flooring); Schindler Elevator Corporation (elevators); Modern Niagara Toronto Inc. (mechanical); and Plan Group Inc. (electrical).