Built for the University of Toronto with leading edge architecture & design features including Canada’s first ventilated double skin curtainwall on the South elevation.  Exterior Venetian blinds are installed between these two curtainwall systems to control glare and capture heat that is either vented to the outside or into the building (depending on season of the year) creating an energy efficient thermal buffer.


Terrence Donelly Centre for Cellular & Molecular Research, University of Toronto


250 College Street, Toronto, ON


Behnish  Architekten & Architect Alliance 

General Contractor:

 Vanbots Construction


168 Motorized Venetian Blinds with 100mm perforated slats in silver finish

360 Crank Operated Venetian blinds with 50mm perforated slats in Silver finish


100mm Flexible Solid  Slat with side guide cables


South Elevation features double skin curtainwall with Ventilated cavity.  Motorized Venetian
blinds installed within this cavity providing thermal energy/buffer and glare control.

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