$45 early/$65 late
This tour highlights two healthcare facilities in contrasting settings and stages of development. Built in 2005, the Peel Regional Cancer and Ambulatory Care Centre at the Credit Valley Hospital in suburban Mississauga selected wood for its structural and economic properties to create a spectacular atrium structure which was constructed of glue laminated wooden members and embedded steel connections. Working directly with OBC staff and the Ontario Fire Marshal, specific technologies were incorporated to achieve compliance ratings and illustrate that wood is an acceptable design and performance equivalent to steel.
This walking tour showcases some of the largest office buildings in Canada and demonstrates their commitment and progress in improving environmental performance and occupant satisfaction. The market for Class A buildings has been highly competitive in the core. Environmental responsibility has rapidly become a key concern for their major tenants and businesses and the owners of these buildings, some close to 40 years old, have responded.
Port Credit Village is a brownfield redevelopment that enhances an established main street in the City of Mississauga. Port Credit Village is a sustainable, mixed-use,TOD community. This tour will visit the many phases of development including residential townhomes in a New Urbanism community design including a number of innovative live/work units; and a mixed-use development with commercial, office, mid-rise residential condominiums and a urban parkette.