The Richard Ivey Building

About the Building

Funding for this project is being provided by the Government of Canada's Knowledge Infrastructure Program and through the Ontario Government's 2009 Budget as part of efforts to help modernize facilities and boost long-term research and skills training capacity at provincial colleges and universities.



Square footage: 270,000 square feet (current building: 150,000 square feet)

Total Cost: $110 Million

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) : Gold level certification

Location: 1255 Western Road, in front of Brescia University College (Map of Site)

Grand Opening:  September 2013

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The Richard Ivey Building boasts:

  • 15 78-seat Classrooms and 5 50-seat Classrooms
  • 112 Faculty Offices
  • 52 Traditional Breakout Rooms
  • 36 Staff Meeting rooms
  • 9 Conference rooms
  • 7 Lounges
  • 8 Open Concept Work Areas
  • 1 640-seat Auditorium
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Richard Ivey Building Information Booklet

Learn the key dates, named spaces, facts, statistics, and everything else you need to know about the Richard Ivey Building by reading the Richard Ivey Building Information Booklet or download the PDF.

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Going for LEED® Gold: Sustainable design in the Richard Ivey Building

Ivey’s inspiring Richard Ivey Building incorporates more than just state-of-the-art architectural design. It also integrates the best in green building, design, and construction. Learn how the building contributes to well-being for us and our neighbours.

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