Rob and Cheryl McEwen Graduate Study and Research Building, Schulich School of Business, York University

Tour 14 Rob and Cheryl McEwen Graduate Study and Research Building, Schulich School of Business, York University

Date:  Tuesday, October 29

Time:  1:30 PM to 5:00 PM (approximated travel time included)

The tour explores the integrated architectural, structural, and systems design of the building. It includes an up-close exploration and detailed description of the solar chimney (one of the largest in Canada) and its multi-modal role in the building’s hybrid passive system design. Other project attributes include multi-level green roof areas, extensive landscape and public open spaces, and extensive use of architectural concrete as well as innovative structural design.

Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours
 
Travel Duration from Hotel: 1 hour
 
Travel Method from Hotel: TTC
 

See also: CE05 Integrated Hybrid Systems: A Case Study of Low Energy Building Design