The President of the University of Regina says the revitalized College Avenue Campus building will be a new symbol of the university, while preserving the existing heritage architecture.
The design for the new facility was released on Wednesday.
It included a new structure on the west of the College Building that will replace the lost Conservatory and Gallery Buildings, and a new structure to the east that will add fire exits, washrooms and more space for mechanical and electrical utilities on the 100 year old site.
Dr. Vianne Timmons the U of R’s President and Vice Chancellor says the College Avenue Campus is a major hub for the university, housing the conservatory, life-long learning and Darke Hal.”
“College Avenue Campus serves approximately 8-thousand learners and employs 500 people,” says Timmons. “It’s a hub of cultural and leadership programs and
The entire project cost around 60-million dollars and is expected to be completed in 2018.