The McMaster Institute for Applied Health Sciences creates a great learning environment to students.


McMaster University Institute for Applied Health Sciences


McMaster University


$20 Million


180,000 sf.


May 2001

Delivery Model



Healthcare and Research

Post Secondary Education


Jones Architects Inc.

Aquicon undertook the construction of a new 180,000 square foot, five storey concrete structure clad with masonry and curtain wall for McMaster University and Mohawk College. The building was comprised of a mechanical penthouse on the roof, built with metal siding. Work on the basement of the building included a connection to the university’s existing underground tunnel network.

View of the modern exterior at the McMaster Institute for Applied Health Sciences building.
The McMaster Institute for Applied Health Sciences provides a welcoming environment for students.

The Institute for Applied Health Sciences is a joint initiative between McMaster University and Mohawk College’s Faculty of Health Sciences and Human Services. The institute houses the School of Rehabilitation Science with graduate programs in occupational therapy, rehabilitation and physiotherapy, along with Mohawk students involved in the McMaster-Mohawk-Conestoga BScN Program.

Open view of the McMaster Institute for Applied Health Sciences' multiple levels.
The McMaster Institute for Applied Health Sciences has a design with both sharp and round features.
View of open space with high ceilings and natural light at the McMaster Institute for Applied Health Sciences.

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