University of Carleton - Nicol Building, Sprott school of business


Colonel By Drive, downtown Ottawa (ON)


Hein Construction


Hariri Pontarini Architectes

Lessard systems:

Unitized Curtain Wall 5000 Series;

Conventional Curtain Wall 2000 Series;

8560 Series Windows;


Year of completion:



The design of the Sprott School of Business embodies the vision of an innovative, creative and socially responsible school. The first floor is articulated around a three-story atrium illuminated by skylights on the roof. The curved design of the building contrasts with the rectangular geometry of the existing traditional buildings. This project required a high degree of 3D technical precision given the curved parts of the façade (curved mullions and curved glass). The project obtained the Green Globe environmental certification for buildings.

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