BNKC Newsletter – September 2020


Project Update
Gearing up for construction




East City Condos – part of the St. Joseph’s Hospital redevelopment project in Peterborough – has just submitted for building permits! We can’t wait to see this project come to life.




Sitting between the Trent Canal and the Otonabee River, the 9-storey residential condominium has now sold over half of its 93 units.




Learn more about more about this great project on our website or at






Back to school




This month, millions of children are returning to school across Ontario. Some will be learning online, while others will make their way back into the classroom. We know this isn’t going to be an easy year. To all the teachers, students, and parents – we applaud your dedication to learning.

The built environment plays a huge role in mental and physical well-being. Here are some of the inspired spaces we’ve designed that we hope will make the transition back to school a little easier.




St. Andrew’s College – Aurora
Master Plan | Centre of Innovation, Leadership, and Performance

Royal St. George’s College – Toronto
Master Plan | Renovation & Addition | Heritage Chapel Restoration

The Bishop Strachan School – Toronto
Transformation Project – New Building & Renovations | Junior School Renovation & Addition

LiUNA Local 506 Training Centre – Richmond Hill
Master Plan | Renovation & Expansion

The Northmount School – North York
Master Plan | Renovation & Addition



In the News
Round-the-clock need for triple-duty space




Adam Bisby, from the National Post, wanted to know how condos are responding to the work-from-home demand. Associate, Vaughn Miller, weighed in with his thoughts:




“It’s not really a viable option for most people to buy more space. So we’re seeing lots of second-bedroom offices with Murphy beds in them, sliding room dividers and more communal amenity space dedicated to working from home.”




Read the full article here.





Speaker Spotlight
Advancing Mass Timber 2020




Be sure to catch Jonathan King’s presentation later this month when he and Blackwell Engineering’s Cory Zurell will share the hybrid solution that helped navigate complex code restrictions at 77 Wade Avenue.

September 29, 11:40 AM PT (2:40 PM ET)

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