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George Brown
GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE – WATERFRONT CAMPUS STUDENT RESIDENCES

George Brown College’s Waterfront Campus Student Residences initially designed as part of the 2015 Pan Am Games Athletes’ Village was converted to student residence following the closing of the games. KPMB architects designed the 132,000 ft2 residence valued at $247Million.

 

The HIDI Group provided mechanical, electrical, communications, A/V and security design for the LEED Gold 220-suite residence.  The mechanical scope included design of HVAC, Building automation, fire protection and plumbing while electrical design covered power distribution, energy saving lighting, life safety and backup generators.  Communications and AV provided Fibre to the home (fast broadband connection) for every suite, up to Gigabit Ethernet, symmetrical, IPTV (Cable TV over Ethernet) in all areas of the buildings, Wi-Fi in the public areas, digital signage displays, paging and announcement system throughout the residence.

LOCATION: Toronto, Canada

CLIENT: Infrastructure Ontario and Waterfront Toronto

OWNER: Infrastructure Ontario and Waterfront Toronto
ARCHITECT: KPMB Architects
SIZE: 132,000 ft²/ 40,233 m²

CONSTRUCTION VALUE: $247 Million CAD

PROCUREMENT TYPE: Design Build Finance Maintain

COMPLETION YEAR: 2016
LEED: Gold

MARKET SECTOR: Institutional