The Bank of Canada Building
Location: Ontario – Greater Ottawa
Market Sector: Government
Delivery Method: Bid and Spec
The Bank of Canada Building functions as the head office of Canada’s central bank. Originally built in 1937, the building was updated in 1979 by renowned architect Arthur Erickson who designed two 12-storey mirrored-glass towers to flank the original granite building. The building – which includes bank offices, the Currency Museum, and public space – was named by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada as one of the top 500 buildings produced in Canada.
We are providing all mechanical construction elements for a high-profile renovation of this landmark, including new plumbing, an HVAC system, mechanical insulation, and a sprinkler system. State-of-the-art cooling radiant floor panels will be installed to aid the building’s cooling capacity and to improve quality of life within the space.
The project demands careful planning and coordination. The building’s underlying structure is being preserved to retain its historical significance. Careful consideration is given to public safety in this high-traffic downtown area.
Clear communication with the project’s general contractor and careful coordination with other sub-trades is critical to ensure the renovations continue to meet project milestones.
The project is scheduled to be completed November 2016.