Monday, July 05, 2010
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Diamond + Schmitt Architects were just awarded a national steel design award of excellence by the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) for their work on the Royal Botanical Garden’s new atrium in Burlington, Ontario. CISC said their work really showcase the intrinsic qualities and strength of steel to create a transparent glass-filled structure with a greenhouse aesthetic. Along with steel’s sustainable properties such as recyclability, the whole project is based on sustainable initiatives and is targeting LEED gold certification.
“The Camilla & Peter Dalglish Atrium is a dramatic space that reflects the Royal Botanical Garden’s mission of raising public awareness of the plant world and conservation,” said Michael Szabo, a principal at Diamond + Schmitt.
For the full article from Daily Commercial News, click here
and check out these other green building articles below:
Going Green With Steel Buildings [via blog.com]
Guide To Green Construction Options [via work.com]