“Ryerson University’s new Student Learning Centre, the eight-story architectural marvel perched at Yonge and Gould streets, held its soft opening Monday. Here are five interesting features of the new building.” Read full article
“Michael Cotton, project manager from Snøhetta, talks about what makes the Student Learning Centre unique”.
“Ryerson’s new Student Learning Centre, a marquee building on the site of the old Sam the Record Man, is on the cusp of opening at Yonge and Gould. In the lead-up to the big reveal, media were invited to tour the recently completed structure.” Read full article
“Wondering what you can expect in Ryerson’s new Student Learning Centre? Reporter Lee North has a tour of the new building at Yonge and Gould Streets.”
“Will you prefer the Beach, or the Panoramic? Or maybe you’ll spend your time in the Garden.
The remnants of Sam the Record Man are long gone and Ryerson’s latest addition has officially taken its place.
“It’s the 21st century,” Mohamed Lachemi, vice-president academic says the building was designed “It’s really about giving students the opportunity to be a part of the city– as you can see we are on Yonge Street.”” Read full article
“A three-year time-lapse video shows Ryerson University’s new student centre being built in downtown Toronto.” Read full article
“after two and a half years of construction, ryerson university’s new ‘student learning centre’ is set to open in toronto. designed by snøhetta, the eight-storey facility features a distinctive glass skin that intends to reflect a variety light qualities throughout the scheme’s interior. the project has been developed alongside zeidler partnership architects and will provide over 14,000 square meters of additional floor space.” Read full article
“Ryerson University started 2015 with a bang thanks to long-time friend Jack Cockwell and the Brookfield Partners Foundation. On January 6, we announced a $13-million gift from Mr. Cockwell and the Foundation, bringing their total giving to the university to more than $20 million. This latest gift places them among Ryerson’s most generous private sector benefactors.” Read full article
“As a founder of Dream Maker Realty, Isaac Olowolafe Jr. has learned what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. With his father, he built the vertically integrated real estate investment and development firm from the ground up (www.dreammakerrealty.ca). “It takes dedication,” says Isaac. “When I was at university, from first year through to graduation, I worked at UPS every night from midnight to 4am, and was then up for morning classes. I did this so I could raise capital for my company.”” Read full article
“First-year radio and television arts student Liz Corbo knows how the 40-year-old Ryerson library compares to other buildings on campus.
“I find myself walking the path from the Rogers Communications Centre, a beautiful building that feels new and fresh, to the library building, a place where sometimes, I dread.” Corbo will be attending an ”Idea Hack” event next Wednesday to find out how she can improve the building’s interior look.” Read full article