Corus Quay – Corus Entertainment Headquarters

CLIENT:
Build Toronto

SIZE:
450,000 sq.ft.

LOCATION:
Toronto, Ontario

SECTOR:
Commercial Office

SCOPE:
New-Build

DATE:
Completed 2010

This landmark waterfront office building is the corporate headquarters of the multi-media Corus Entertainment group. With eight storeys of office space over a floor area of approximately 450,000 sq.ft., the building contains many innovative features that helped achieve a LEED Gold (Shell & Core) standard. Michael Donaldson was responsible for the design and coordination of the complex custom glazing package which included a six-storey glazed atrium and skylight system, glazed entry vestibules, 26 ft. tall motorized sliding glass doors, three bays of 22 ft. wide stacking doors, various types of building envelope systems, interior elements and the living wall. In addition, Michael was the architectural coordinator and a key project team member through tendering and construction. 

Project work was done by Michael Donaldson while in the employ of Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.

Image: Michael Donaldson 2008; Andrew Chiu 2010