Camilla and Peter Dalglish Atrium

Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, ON

This award-winning facility provides a barrier-free route from the existing RBG centre to the botanical gardens.

2009 Ontario Builder Award - Top Project

Scope of Work:

  • Construction of a 3-Level atrium facility with exposed systems of concrete, structural steel, timber decking, glazed walls and roof, with finishes of natural concrete, polish concrete floors, millwork, steel, masonry and stonework.
  • Sophisticated 'living walls' populated with local plants integrated with the HVAC system as an air quality filtration system.
  • Highly efficient radiant in-floor heating system weaved through heavily reinforced suspended concrete slabs.
  • Rain water management system for grey water needs in the facility.

Major Accomplishments

  • LEED Gold Certification
  • 2009 Ontario Steel Design Award - Architecture
  • 2009 Ontario Builder Award - Top Project

Ira McDonald Construction

67 Frid Street, Unit 16
Hamilton, Ontario
L8P 4M3

Phone: 905.297.4653
Fax: 905.667.0302


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Who We Are

Ira McDonald Construction Limited is a family-owned construction company that was built on a foundation of integrity, honesty, and quality. We have been building vision and value for businesses and communities in Southern Ontario since 1941.