Contents. December 2012.
Volume 53, No.
After glass guard rails fell from several
condominium towers in Toronto, the Ontario
Building Code has been changed.
By Gerald R. Genge, P.Eng.,
GRG Building Consultants
Ryerson Image Centre. . A centre devoted to
photography has a facade that comes alive
at night in downtown Toronto.
By Laura Eley, Crossey Engineering
New Façade — New Life. Canada’s tallest building
has managed to preserve its gleaming white
facade after a complete recladding program.
By David De Rose, P.Eng., Halsall Associates
Efficient Steel Framing Systems. How two structural systems that integrate precast concrete floor slabs can
be wise options for mid-rise residential buildings.
By Charles Albert, P.Eng.,
Canadian Institute of Steel Construction
Seven Inspiring Engineers. Individuals who
stand out from the crowd and show engineering can be
a diverse and wonderful world of opportunity.
By Bronwen Parsons
ENGINEERS & THE LAW
“The Sky Might be Falling.” How engineers can be
liable for structures designed years before.
By Draen Bulat,
Miller Thomson LLP
Tax Strategies for Professionals. Management Services Limited Partnerships and other ideas. By Kelly Kolke,
Grant Thornton LLP
Up Front 6
ASHRAE Preview 12
Advertiser Index 37
Next issue: Edmonton’s North LRT transit extension; highway paving; cloud computing;
Cover: © Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto.
See story p. 18.