Hamilton, Ontario

The Woodward Avenue Environmental Laboratory and Administration Building

The Woodward Avenue Environmental Laboratory and Administration Building is located at the City of Hamilton’s central sewage treatment plant. An Operations Control Centre, it tests and monitors the City’s municipal water and wastewater.

The building consists of four distinct laboratory components, administration offices for Plant Operations and Compliance and Regulation Divisions. We designed its laboratory with sustainability at the forefront. It achieved LEED Silver Certification and in the process, it paved the way for other green initiatives in the City.

The building boasts many sustainable initiatives, creating a healthy and superior working environment for City staff. We heavily focused on indoor air quality, water conservation, he key areas of focus being indoor air quality, water conservation, and energy efficiency of the building.

Services

Architecture

Sectors

Institutional, Science & Research

Team Leaders

Greg Sather
Michelle Austin

Partners & sub consultants

Watson MacEwen Teramura Architects (associate architect and laboratory design)
Keene Engineering - Mechanical & Electrical
Stantec - Structural
Wendy Shearer Landscape Architect - Landscape
AquiCon Construction - Contractors

Size

25,800 SQ. FT.

Value

$6,200,000

Sustainability:

LEED Silver Certified

Awards

2007 Green Building Design Award, Outside the Box Awards
2007 Award of Merit, City of Hamilton Urban Design and Architecture Awards