Adjeleian Allen Rubeli receive prestigious U.K. award
Adjeleian Allen Rubeli received the Heritage Award for Buildings from IStructE, the Institution of Structural Engi...
Adjeleian Allen Rubeli received the Heritage Award for Buildings from IStructE, the Institution of Structural Engineers in the United Kingdom. The Ottawa firm of structural engineers won the prestigious award for their work on the refurbishment of Canada’s Library of Parliament in Ottawa.
They received the award at a dinner and ceremony on 14 November in Lawrence Hall in London. The award are “an industry benchmark” and it is an outstanding achievement to even be shortlisted.
The judges were impressed by the refurbishment to the historic building, which dates from 1860 and was built as part of Canada’s Parliament Buildings.
The refurbishment involved excavating a new basement and replacing 76 columns with 12. Michael Petrescu-Comnene, P.Eng. was in charge of the project.
An article describing the project will appear in the March-April 2008 issue of Canadian Consulting Engineer.