SFU - APPLIED SCIENCES BUILDING
RENOVATION & ADDITION
Simon Fraser University Burnaby Campus
Grout McTavish Architecture
Brad McTavish (Principal), Toshi Suzuki, Alex Ward, Alex Jia Ma, Deepinder Singh
Structural Consultant: Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd.
Mechanical Consultant: Integral Group
Electrical Consultant: WSP
Envelope Consultant: Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd.
2016 - Present
Existing: 12,315 sq.m
Addition: 770 sq.m
Total: 13,035 sq.m
The Applied Sciences Building construction project will include the installation of an energy-efficient building envelope that will reduce SFU’s carbon footprint, address chronic water issues within the building envelope, improve configuration and utilization of learning spaces, labs, workspaces and support areas, and include a streamlined campus east entrance that supports future development of adjacent areas.
The work includes:
Addressing chronic water issues within the building envelope
Adding 900 square meters of space to the north side of the 9000 and 10000 levels
Improving the configuration and utilization of learning spaces, labs, workspaces and support areas
Creating shared innovation spaces to showcase work of students, and to foster collaboration within Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS) students and community
Providing a welcoming entrance that connects the east and west side of the SFU campus and supports future development of adjacent areas
Consolidating administrative spaces to streamline operations
Improving security measures at entry access points and respective functional rooms
Enhancing the envelope performance of the building