Creating a New Future in a Historic Home

Knox College, Toronto, ON, Canada

CannonDesign’s team helped us to advance our strategic planning process on multiple levels. [CannonDesign] helped us to assess the viability of remaining in our current location including our ability to allocate the required capital resources. This level of data and planning helped us make this renewal project a reality.

The Reverend Dr. Dorcas Gordon, Principal of Knox College

Nearing the 100th anniversary of its relocation to the heart of Toronto and incorporation into the University of Toronto system, Knox College needed to determine if it could update its historic chapel or move to a less advantageous area of the city in order to survive. CannonDesign assessed 83,000 sf of educational, common and residential spaces, collecting data using its proprietary software, to determine the college could remain in its current location through investment and significant renovation. The resulting plan will translate to long-term cost savings and future growth.

Market: Education
Services Provided: Commissioning | Facility Optimization Solutions