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

LEED Gold Targeted for the ARC!

It is with great pleasure to announce that the ARC (Advanced Research Complex) at the University of Ottawa is now targeting LEED Gold Certification! Check out our updated diagram for energy performance and other sustainable features. An article for some behind the scenes at the ARC can be found here: http://thefulcrum.ca/news/fulcrum-goes-behind-scenes-arc/  

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