This flyover of the Mosaic Centre shows the solar panels on the rooftop, as well as an aerial view of the garden boxes and electric car charging stations on the ground. Note the amazing amount of development in the south…
Celebrate the longest day of the year at Edmonton's only building powered by the sun. Summer Solstice 2016 at the Mosaic Centre. The Mosaic Centre is opening its doors on Monday June 20th to celebrate the longest day of 2016…
Co-founder of the Mosaic Family of Companies and visionary behind the Mosaic Centre for Conscious Community and Commerce - Christy Benoit - discusses with Mick Lolekonda what it takes to facilitate corporate culture changes and pioneer a new business idea…
How is it that the Mosaic Centre for Conscious Community and Commerce is nearing completion and is 25% ahead of schedule, 5% under budget and has zero change orders in an industry that is plagued with missed deliveries, cost-overruns and litigation?
I may be new to this business of delivering a deep green building, but I was given a slice of reassurance pie relating to the current state of the project today courtesy of an unexpected comment from Vedran, the building architect.
Having all the mechanical parties heavily involved in the design from the get go means there really isn’t much need for little old me out in the trenches. Sure, I can take a trip out to site, snap some pics for our records, and scrawl up a glowing construction report, but at the end of the day I could just as easily have taken a spin through the 3-D model.
Another great milestone occurred last Saturday as we celebrated with Clifton Lofthaug of Great Canadian Solar, during their “Megawatt Party”! In celebration of 1 MW of solar installation, the Mosaic Centre was the project that put him over the 1MW mark.
Upon arrival at work Friday morning we noticed there was an "intruder" in the building.
We are nearing the 4-month mark of the Mosaic Centre project and are knee-deep in details now. Last week I wrote about potholes that were showing up in the process by way of unforeseen discrepancies. What has transpired over the last week has renewed my steadfast, although slightly shaken, certainty in the IPD process.
As a co-op student and having very little experience in the construction management world the concept of IPD was extremely hard to comprehend. With no knowledge of the basic contracts used in construction it seemed like no one would ever be able to explain what IPD actually meant.