Project Type: Educational Institutions

University Of Ottawa

Architect: Diamond & Schmitt Architects

At six stories high, this is the tallest living Biofilter wall in North America. The wall is located in the beautiful skylit atrium and can also be seen from outside the building.

The wall is fully integrated into the building’s air handling system and can treat 13,806 cfm of air. All of the building’s humidity is also provided by the wall and no mechanical humidification is needed. The University’s administration is seeking LEED Gold Certification for the building.

University of Guelph-Humber

Architects: Diamond and Schmitt Architects

Measures 10m wide and 16m high for a total area of approximately 160m².
The first living wall and still our largest living wall ever constructed.

Fully integrated into the building air handling system, and capable of delivering 40,000 CPM
Supplied by natural light, and supplemented with architectural lighting

Contributed towards the building receiving a 2005 award of excellence from the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada

Queen’s University

Architect: B + H Architects

Winner of multiple awards including innovation in architecture from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, the Queens Biofilter has been a great tool used in the environmentally focused building.  The Queens University website highlights the great features that were used in the design.

University Of Waterloo

This was the first wall completed with the University of Waterloo.  We have since gone on to partner with them in developing a Living Wall at their Huntsville Campus and the UW Summit Center for the Environment which hosted the G8.

WLU Brantford

Architect: MMMC  Architects Inc.

WLU offers its students a World Class education in such subjects as Business and Music.  At the Brantford Campus, they house Journalism, a Teachers College, and many other programs but in their newest building they also provide World Class Air Biofiltration creating Clean Air with this wall.

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