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the redevelopment of the North Building is designed to help UTM
meet its growing capacity needs. The university has seen a 50 percent growth in enrollment in the past decade and its student population is anticipated to rise from 14,000 in 2014 to 20,000 by 2035.
The project demolished the old two-story North building and will
replace it with a six-floor, 220,000-square-foot structure - representing 120,000 square feet of new space for 31 classrooms, collaborative
research areas and technology support. The new North Building
will also include new space for the Robert Gillespie Academic Skills
Centre, an organization that offers workshops, seminars and individual consultations to help students and teaching assistants develop
academic skills.
Once completed, the building will become home to UTM's English
and drama, philosophy, historical studies, language studies and political science and sociology departments. "This building will provide
an outstanding space for teaching and learning, and will include
a number of classrooms specifically designed for active learning,"
Professor Amy Mullin said. "It's a dramatic architectural addition
to campus, but even more important, it will further improve the
academic experience for our students."
The new North Building will feature several architectural
elements that will help it fit in with the other modern structures
around campus. The fa├žade will use glazed, slightly metallic
terracotta to bridge the copper-clad look of Deerfield Hall with the
more metallic design of the nearby Instructional Centre, creating
a visual flow between the buildings on the north end of campus.
"We're still going to work with the DNA established in Deerfield
Hall," Design lead Andrew Frontini, of Perkins + Will, said. "This is
the cornerstone that finishes that arc. We wanted the buildings to
transition gracefully."

Environmentally Aware
As the campus population grows, UTM has become more conscious
of how its facilities impact the surrounding environment. The
school is located on 225 acres of mostly undeveloped land near the
Credit River Valley. Preservation of the natural beauty of the area
has become integral to UTM's evolution through its Grow Smart,
Grow Green initiative, a framework that guides development on
the UTM campus to balance the need for growth with environmental responsibility.
Those plans have manifested in two ways: preserving the natural
environment as it is, and ensuring any new construction meets environmentally friendly standards. The new North Building project will
continue UTM's commitment to LEED building, which began with the
construction of the Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre in 2007.
"We had the first LEED certified building at the University of
Toronto, and one of the first in Mississauga," Chief Administrative
Office Paul Donoghue said. "We have been in the forefront of environmental sustainability since the early 2000s with the Grow Smart,
Grow Green initiative."
Unlike the Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Center, which
achieved LEED silver certification, Stuart Olson is building the new
North Building with LEED gold requirements in mind. Further, the
building's open layout and design will connect it with the surrounding natural environment. "This is going to be a backdrop for campus
life," Frontini said.

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