Archive for November, 2010

Cooper Construction continues work on Balsillie School of International Affairs

Monday, November 22nd, 2010
The Balsillie Centre (CIGI) in Waterloo

Construction continues on the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, Ont. General contractor Cooper Construction Ltd. began the three-storey academic facility in September 2009; completion has been scheduled for August 2011.

Cooper embraces ‘BubbleDeck’ system

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

On schedule for summer of 2011 completion, construction of the new Balsillie Campus in downtown Waterloo required about 4,000 cubic metres of poured-in-place concrete. While that might seem like a lot, it’s about 30 per cent less than usual. And that’s down to the use of a groundbreaking flooring system, out of Europe.

Cooper Construction is building a home for higher thinking that could change the world

Monday, November 1st, 2010

The Balsillie School of international Affairs is an institution devoted to the study of international affairs and global governance. All it needs is a home of its own. The school is a collaborative partnership between Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU), the University of Waterloo, and The Centre for International Governance and Innovation (CIGI), but it doesn’t have a proper campus. That is about to change.

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