- Bruce Kuwabara named Chair for the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Centre for Architecture
December 05, 2013
- Watch the Timelapse Video of the Construction of Orchestra Hall Renewal
November 27, 2013
- The New Kellogg Building Is Designed to Stimulate Ideas. The View Will Be Pretty Good, too
November 21, 2013
- Rotman School of Management wins Canadian Interiors Best of Canada Award in Institutional Category
November 07, 2013
- A Photographer’s Studio With a Message - Sugino Studio featured on Azure Magazine
November 04, 2013
- Pan/Parapan Am Games Athletes' Village / Canary District wins CUI Brownie Award for Best Overall Project
October 24, 2013
- Watch the dazzling two-minute aerial photography video of Bridgepoint Active Heathcare in Toronto
October 24, 2013
- More Than Skin Deep
October 18, 2013
- John Molson School of Business Shortlisted for OAQ's Award of Excellence
October 16, 2013
- At Toronto’s CityPlace, east and west divide
September 12, 2013
September 17, 2009 | Jim Wilkes | Toronto Star
"George Brown's new campus will be "an icon on the waterfront," says college president Anne Sado.
The downtown college announced yesterday it would break ground next month on the $175 million first phase of the project.
"If you create a space that students are excited to go to, that makes a difference," Sado said of the colourful glass, wood and metal buildings – depicted in preliminary designs rolled out yesterday – that will rise along the south side of Queens Quay between Lower Sherbourne and Lower Jarvis Sts.
There will eventually be 3,500 full-time and 1,000 part-time students on the campus, which will house the dental, nursing, health service management, and health and wellness programs.
(Students in those programs now study at several campuses and satellite locations across the city.)
Sado said the new campus would also draw the public to its food and retail outlets and "make the waterfront a vibrant location where a lot of people come every day."
The new campus will be situated beside a huge park to be developed at the foot of Lower Sherbourne.
"We're here to serve students and create an incredible learning environment," Sado explained. "If you train health professionals in silos, they will work in silos when they get out into practice. We've been trying to change that. ...
"It's going to be a hallmark. ... it's going to be a learning neighbourhood on the waterfront." "
Toronto Star, Jim Wilkes, September 17th 2009