Triffo Hall wins SAB Award

Triffo Hall is the recpient of a 2009 SAB Magazine Award, recognizing excellence in sustainable design. Originally known as the ‘South Lab’ the 1915 structure is one of the oldest buildings on the University of Alberta Main Campus. Barry Johns (Architecture) Limited and its successor firm Group2 Architecture Engineering Limited successfully renovated the facility to achieve LEEDĀ® Gold.

Jury comments – A fine example of a design that preserves the historic fabric of a heritage building while maximizing its flexibility of use. It incorporatesĀ  rainwater capture and re-use, and high performance heating and cooling. Interesting interior spaces maintain the elegance of the building and make delightful use of natural light.

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