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University of Waterloo Applied Health Sciences

Waterloo, Ontario

New Medical Teaching Facility

The University of Waterloo new four storey Applied Health Sciences (AHS) building includes a state-of-the-art research and teaching space, the 56,000 square-foot-facility, includes kinesiology research and teaching labs, as well as a 350-seat lecture theatre for classes, public lectures and conferences. The building houses the University's School of Anatomy, one of only a few anatomy labs outside of medical schools in Ontario. It also contains a graduate student seminar room, offices and a number of student workspaces.

The steel structure building includes a large amount of concrete work and attaches to three existing buildings, creating a courtyard available to those utilizing the four buildings. The exterior finishes vary from curtain wall panel to metal and brick veneers.


IBI Group Architects, MTE Consultants, The Mitchell Partnership, Rombald Inc.



Project Duration

July 2014 - July 2016


7,500 sq ft



Project Type

Design Build