Athabasca University, Athabasca University Labs (renovation), Alberta, Canada

Tue, 04/03/2012 - 11:04am


click to enlarge

Athabasca University, Athabasca University Labs (renovation), Alberta, Canada. Desing: Manasc Isaac Architects Ltd. Photo: Garth Crump

Athabasca University, Athabasca University Labs (renovation), Alberta, Canada

Budget: $2.7 million.

Size: 9,386 ft2.

Project team: Manasc Isaac Architects Ltd., Edmonton, Alberta (architect, mechanical engineer, interiors); Stantec Consulting Ltd., Edmonton (electrical engineer).

Completion date: 1Q2011.

Description: Renovation of teaching/research laboratories more than doubled existing laboratory space, serving off-campus students who must have a home base for required laboratory portions of classes, as well as faculty researchers. Disciplines served include geology, microbiology, chemistry, physics, and biology. A 24-student teaching laboratory can be used by larger groups. Fume hood diversity and a modern DDC and sensing system were implemented to allow double the number of fume hoods without replacing the supply air handling. Sustainable features include non-VOC-emitting materials, reuse of some cabinet systems, and increased daylighting.

Contact: Shafraaz Kaba, Manasc Isaac Architects Ltd.,


Share This Story

You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.