Part 11: Construction of the Centre for Computing and Engineering


Sep 4, 2003 12:37 PM
Ground floor being prepared for pouring viewed from the eastern stairwell (uncropped panorama).

Sep 4, 2003 12:41 PM
Another view of the ground floor girders
showing the basement floor near completion.

Sep 4, 2003 12:35 PM
The outer walls of the loading dock are formed
while the freight elevator rises above the ground floor.

Sep 5, 2003 8:00 PM
Gold and blue signage is installed along the the upper part of the hoarding;
it reads "Ryerson University" and "Investing in Futures".

Sep 10 2003 12:35 PM
The forms for the first floor are put in place over the girders and the rebars
(pre-stressed re-enforcement bars) are installed.

Sep 11, 2003 12:35 PM
With the rebar installation complete, electrical conduit is installed.

Sep 15, 2003 12:35 PM
A plastic sheet protects the curing concrete from rain as the ground floor nears completion.

Sep 16, 2003 12:35 PM
The wooden fence is no longer necessary as the forms reach the north end.

Sep 24, 2003 12:43 PM
First floor is complete.

Sep 24, 2003 12:45 PM
This view of the second floor forms is from Dalhousie looking south-west.

Sep 24, 2003 12:48 PM
A closer look at the second floor forms looking directly west at the middle of the lot.

Sep. 30, 2003, 12:40pm
Forms for the support pillars for the second-floor are raised.

Oct. 4, 2003, 12:40pm
Forms are removed to expose the support pillars
as the scaffolding and forms for the second-floor advance north.

Camera details: 3.2 megapixel Canon S30 SureShot with 3X optical zoom; Av F2.8 - 8.0; Tv 1/1500 - 15 sec; ISO 50 - 800; manual or automatic focus and light-metering capable.

Other Notes: Original photos have a resolution of 1600x1200 pixels. Panoramas are created using Adobe Photoshop to "stitch-together" 2 or more images and the touched-up to fill blank spaces.

Photography and Commentary: Luis Fernandes.