A panorama shot of the George Brown College - Casa Loma Campus BAEC.

Orillia

Orillia Public Library and Market Square

Client

The City of Orillia

Budget

$19 Million

Size

47,000 sf.

Completed

April 2012

Delivery Model

Design-Bid-Build

Sector

LEED

Libraries

Architect

Perkins + Will Canada

Work on the Orillia Public Library and Market Square project included the demolition of the existing library building and parking lot, and the construction of a new library building, parking lot and market square on the existing 2.2 acre lot bounded by Mississauga Street, Andrew Street, Market Street and West Street.

Aquicon was retained to complete the Orillia Opera House project as Construction Manager for the City of Orillia while constructing the Orillia Public Library and Market Square under a stipulated sum contract. This project has been LEED® Silver Certified.

The exterior of the Orillia Public Library.
The service desk with ornate glass panels in the back - George Brown College - Casa Loma Campus BAEC.
A detail shot of the ceiling of the George Brown College - Casa Loma Campus BAEC with lighting spots.

The new library is a 2-storey building and has a gross floor area of 47,000 square feet, including a partial basement. The structure has a concrete frame with a combination of strip footings in the basement and caissons elsewhere. The cladding is a combination of limestone, clay tile and aluminum curtain wall.

The bright corridor of the George Brown College - Casa Loma Campus BAEC.
A view of the side of the George Brown College - Casa Loma Campus BAEC.
The outdoor area of the George Brown College - Casa Loma Campus BAEC.

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