Saturday, August 22, 2009

Concordia's New Business Tower Has Green Ideas - And Came In Under Budget

A stairway leads to an open common area in the newly built John Molson School of Business at Concordia University in Montreal, seen Friday August 21 2009. Several staorways were used to encourage people to use the stairs for one or two floors to reduce elevator use. Photograph by: THE GAZETTE/Allen McInnis,

From The Montreal Gazette:

MONTREAL--Plugged into the sun's power via an innovative solar wall and into Montreal's street life by various design features, the new building housing Concordia University's John Molson School of Business is set to open its doors.

Apparently it won't be a moment too soon for the school's faculty and 8,500 students who have been shuffling between buildings at Concordia's downtown and Loyola campuses for years.

Read more ....

Update: Concordia's green building -- CTV

My Comment: I have been inside .... it is impressive.

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