Vol. 55, Issue 1 • Commercial, Industrial

Moo-ving Milk from Farms to Fridges

IMPs keep things cool in Gay Lea’s dairy distribution centre

Have you ever asked yourself where your milk came from? Maybe as you poured it into your tea, or dunked a cookie in it? If you have, you probably thought about the cow that made the milk, the farmer t...

Vol. 55, Issue 1 • Commercial, Industrial

Making Magic

Building on ideas to make them even better

"I have an idea." Those are four magical (and sometimes scary) words that serve as the foundation of every innovation that has ever taken place. And what about four even more magical words? “W...

Vol. 54, Issue 2 • Commercial

Par for the course

Reflecting the elegance and legacy of the golf club experience through

A round of golf is about much more than playing the course. It’s connecting with friends, family or business associates. The beauty of the landscape and time spent outdoors. The challenge of beating...

Vol. 54, Issue 1 • Commercial, Industrial

Fresh out of the keg

Molson Coors builds on two centuries of history in Canada

In 2021, the Molson Coors Beverage Company completed construction on an integrated brewing and distribution centre in Longueuil, Quebec. The ultramodern production and distribution complex is one of t...

Vol. 53, Issue 1 • Commercial

Form + Function

Expanding the palette of coloured steel surfaces

THE RECENTLY COMPLETED STRUCTUBE HEAD OFFICE IN LAVAL, QC – THE LARGEST WAREHOUSE IN THE CITY. Picture a child with a red crayon. Ask them to draw a house, and you’ll likely see a rectan...

Vol. 53, Issue 1 • Commercial, Industrial

Delivering the goods

Managing costs and efficiency by building for the environment you are

“In Winnipeg it’s much easier for us to design buildings because we don’t have any seismic load. It’s only wind loads… The deck was used to support the weight of the roofing system and the s...

Vol. 52, Issue 1 • Commercial, Residential

Steeling an amazing view

Maximizing density with steel creates panoramic vistas to Lake Ontario

Pier 27 is a multi-phase, large-scale condo development on Queens Quay, in Toronto’s central waterfront. As one of the last undeveloped lakefront parcels in the downtown core, Pier 27 is an importan...

Vol. 52, Issue 1 • Commercial, Public Spaces

Airport upgrade celebrates the prairie landscape

Steel blends old and new structures, while providing speed and cost-sa

The Brandon Municipal Airport needed a major upgrade. First constructed in the 1970s, the building was out-of-date and small. But Prairie Architects, Inc., the firm that was contracted for the project...

Vol. 51, Issue 2 • Commercial

Nerves of Steel in Inuvik, NWT: Galvalume™ Steel and Light Steel Framing provide Flexibility, Durability and Design Freedom in the North

There are many reasons why using steel products are beneficial to arch

Steel has a lot of flexibility, which provides plenty of design freedom. It’s a robust material, light-weight, durable, attractive and maintenance free. Buildings in northern, remote locations are a...

Vol. 51, Issue 1 • Commercial, Public Spaces

Pre-painted Galvanized Steel Insulated Steel Panels complement revitalized Terminal 1

Ideally located on the St. Lawrence River, Montreal’s Old Port is re

In 1967 the Iberville Passenger Terminal, or Terminal 1, was constructed on a 305m x 91m (1,000 ft. x 298.5 ft.) pier for receiving cruise ship passengers. Parallel to it was a parking structure, or T...