Gallery: University of Waterloo’s New Prismatic Engineering Building is...

If you were in engineering school anytime before about 2005, you probably studied in one of the oldest and darkest buildings on campus. Around 2005, a lot of schools jumpstarted their engineering programs with fancy, high-tech buildings full of daylight and top of the line everything. Case in point: University of Waterloo's Engineering 5 Building Waterloo's Engineering 5 Building designed by Perkins + Will, which is just the first phase of a major expansion to the Faculty of Engineering. With a fritted glass pattern on the exterior, LED lighting and a two story Student Design Centre, conceived as a “daylight factory”, the sustainable strategies are worth getting jealous over.

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