Luc Nugent | Return of the Associate

COLE+Associates Architects Inc. welcomes Luc Nugent back to the team! Luc originally joined our team in 1995, bringing his passion for detailing and technical innovation at a transition point for our industry and our firm. Throughout his 22 years of experience, he has been part of a wide range of project typologies, delivery models and project team strategies. Each project hasrepresented a new set of variables and constraints to be assessed, integrated with programming, budget … Continue reading

New Pembroke Fire Station

            Project Description The Pembroke Fire Station is a design-build project that provides a new facility for the Pembroke Fire Department. Located at International Drive and Upper Valley Road in Pembroke, ON , this LEED Silver equivalent building will house an apparatus room with five fire truck bays, two dormitories, a lounge, office space and reception, as well as space for training and gym equipment. The design includes durable and … Continue reading

Matthew Galloway | OAA Architect

Congratulations to Matthew Galloway here at COLE+Associates Architects Inc. on becoming a licensed architect with the OAA! COLE+Associates Architects Inc. is proud to announce the official OAA licensing of Matthew Galloway, as he joins the ranks of practicing architects in Ontario. Matthew joined the C+A team in 2012 as an Intern Architect with a background in environmental studies. He has pursued diverse architectural work experiences overseas and completed a design thesis articulating an architectural response to sustainability as … Continue reading

uOttawa ARC | LEED GOLD Achieved!

It’s official! uOttawa Advanced Research Complex [ARC] has achieved LEED Gold Certification! COLE+Associates Architects Inc. is proud to announce the LEED Gold Certification of the ARC. This state-of-the-art, open-concept, research-only building is designed to integrate students and researchers from across Canada and the world and to foster innovation and interdisciplinarity in the Geosciences and Photonics departments. This centre for advanced photonics and environmental analysis features special laboratories for AMS, lasers, and photonics research. The University had … Continue reading

David Cole | 2016 RAIC Fellowship

COLE+Associates is pleased to announce the recent recognition of David Cole for his outstanding architectural achievements and work in the National Capital Region – earning him an induction into the College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (FRAIC). The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada is the leading voice for excellence in the built environment in Canada. Representing about 5,000 members, the RAIC advocates for excellence, works to demonstrate how design enhances the … Continue reading

LEED Silver Targeted !

The Advanced Research Complex is full of sustainable features! From the beginning, a green building design was decided upon and is finally in the process of meeting the LEED Silver target. Built with high energy efficiency standards, durable and recycled materials and high efficiency M+E systems the ARC displays how a laboratory filled building can achieve a sustainable design. Check out the LEED Credit Diagram for more info!

Inside the ARC

If you’re strolling down King Edward Avenue, you won’t miss the spectacular glass lobby of the new $70-million Advanced Research Complex of Ottawa University. It’s Grand Opening, held inside this glazed light-filled lobby on Tuesday, September 30th 2014, brought together scholars, professors, scientists, members of the provincial and federal government as well as the architects, engineers and technicians that made this building a reality. Mona Nemer, vice-president of research at the U of O, led … Continue reading

ARC Opening Ceremony Tuesday September 30th, 2014.

C+A were on hand at the opening ceremony of the new $70 million Advanced Research Complex at uOttawa Tuesday September 30th. The building which will house two of the U of O’s strongest departments, took place in the sleek and light-filled lobby of the complex on Tuesday. Read more about the event here http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/70-million-research-building-opens-at-u-of-o ARC Inauguration Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IxI2e42AaI 

The ARC has Wind in Her Sails — Science & Architecture Collide at King Edward & Templeton in Ottawa

Science & Architecture collide at the Advanced Research Complex, and what a beautiful collision it is. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been putting together marketing materials for the Advanced Research Complex at University of Ottawa. Photographing the spaces, meeting the people and discovering exactly what 5+ years of planning, design, programming & drive to excel have accomplished. As I walk through the halls and labs, I am greeted at every turn with an education … Continue reading