“From esthetics to function, the building is designed to celebrate and facilitate innovation,” writes Award Magazine on the Peter B. Moore Advanced Technology Centre at Georgian College. Designed in collaboration with ATRR, the centre is the first dedicated facility in central Ontario to support research, acceleration and commercialization.
Technical Director Myles Craig goes on to explain, “Since many of the students who will use this building are in technical programs and will one day be employed in the design and construction industries, the building’s structure, services, and systems offer a ‘teaching moment’. This came to inform many aspects of the design as it developed.
“In thinking about the technical nature of these programs we also became interested in the graphic and architectural qualities of circuit boards, and started to think about the building’s design, both at the scale of its massing and at a finer, more detailed level in terms of how we could utilize the language of the circuit board to give this building identity and form.” Read the full article here.