University of Toronto - Greenhouse Facility

Client
University of Toronto

Architect
Barry Bryan Associates (1991) Limited

Project Completion
December 2002

Description
The Greenhouse Facility is to replace the historic greenhouses located at College and University. The new 15,000 sf steel and glass enclosure is located on top of the roof of the existing Botany Building and flanks each side of the rooftop penthouse.

The Soils Facility is located on the south wing of the Geology Department.

  • Greenhouse Area: 910 m²
  • Soils Facility Area: 167.7 m²

The additions were constructed while maintaining daily activities within occupied areas.