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Construction of a Mid-Rise Building is a challenging, fun, and unique experience. In this section, we try to share some valuable insights aimed at helping the design and construction of a Mid-Rise project. These include but are not limited to; Structural Elements, Mechanical Systems, Cladding choices, Building systems, sequencing, prefabrication, construction technologies, etc.

Mid-Rise.ca - Facade Systems, Climate Performance, and Important Decisions: Insights from Blair Davies,

Facade Systems, Climate Performance, and Important Decisions: Insights from Blair Davies, P.Eng.(4)

.... the trends in mid-rise building projects, offering valuable advice for developers on optimizing facade systems for better performance and aesthetics. Join us for an in-depth conversation on how facades contribute to the functionality, branding, and longevity of modern buildings.
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Where’s the best starting point for learning about the development process?

First off, check out some books from the Urban Land Institute (ULI). They’re excellent resources for understanding the ins and outs of development. You might find more budget-friendly used versions online. ULI local events can be informative, but be mindful—some might be a bit too
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Facades For Mid-Rise Rental: New Perspective & Opportunities

Ontario is growing by leaps and bounds. Millions of people will be added to the population in the years ahead, especially in Toronto and the GTA. They all have one thing in common — they’ll need somewhere to live. For this to work, we need
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From Spoils to Savings: Controlled Modulus Columns (CMC), A Powerful Tool for Mid-Rise Developers.

With the scarcities in developable urban land, leading developers and owners are increasingly considering parcels that were previously overlooked in the face of technical development and construction challenges.
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COMSLAB - Deck on the Hybrid Mid-Rise Structure

COMSLAB or MegaSpan; A Capable Solution for a Hybrid Structure

COMSLAB, or MegaSPAN, is a product in a long line of hybrid flooring systems that have come to market over the past decade.
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Hybrid Structure - Mid-Rise Project - Structural Steel and Metal Deck

A Developer’s Guide; How to Select a Structural System for your next Mid-Rise Project?

In this post, we’ll try to answer the question, “What Structural system is most suitable for my Mid-Rise Project?”. We will update this post and the linked posts to reflect new information added to the blog, so please re-visit this post for your new projects.
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What is a Mid-Rise Building?

What is a Mid-Rise Building?

A Mid-Rise building is a powerful tool in revitalizing and intensifying an already established neighbourhood without overwhelming the existing infrastructure and taking away from the character of a community.
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iSpan; A Complete Structural Solution for Mid-Rise Buildings

As part of a series of posts dedicated to reviewing a Mid-Rise Developer’s options for selecting the most appropriate structural system for the project, this post is dedicated to iSpan Systems. We will review the aspects of this system that are critical to a Developer’s
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