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Wilfrid Laurier University Lazaridis Hall

  • Laziridis-Hall_web
Waterloo, ON
Building Structure Type:
Post Secondary
Wilfrid Laurier University
Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.
Number of Storeys:
220,000 sq.ft.
Practice areas
The Wilfrid Laurier University Global Innovation Exchange (GIE) is a 220,000 sq.ft. signature facility with a bold presence on Waterloo’s University Avenue. Housing the School of Business and Economics and the Department of Mathematics, this $73 million signature project will allow the University to meet the growing demand for enrolment and expand the University’s ability to deliver integrated and engaged learning opportunities to students at the local and global levels. The four-storey structure will feature seven lecture halls (75-300 seats each), a two-level, 1,000-seat auditorium, computer and math labs, meeting rooms, administrative offices, atrium and cafe. RJC is providing building envelope consulting services for the GIE building. With RJC’s assistance the building is designed to achieve a minimum of LEED® Gold Certification, including the LEED® Durability Building Credit.