This 240,000-sq. ft. museum includes permanent and temporary galleries, a 350-seat auditorium, a restaurant, administrative offices, and collection storage facilities. The building has obtained LEED Silver accreditation. Sustainable design features include high efficiency condensing hot water boilers, demand control ventilation, rain water harvesting, and low water consumption plumbing fixtures. We completed the mechanical engineering design and LEED Fundamental Commissioning for the facility.
Size: 240,000 sq. ft.
Client: Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Architects: Antoine Predock Architect PC with Smith Carter Architects & Engineering Inc.
Award: 2011 Architecture Canada, Honourable Mention