The Project

Western Univeristy – Advanced Facility for Avian Research

Project Overview

We completed construction of the 14,000 sq ft Avian Research Building at Western University.

What We Did

UWO – Advanced Facility for Avian Research
London, ON

  • 14,000 square foot building includes many analytical and experimental facilities, such as cold rooms to understand birds’ abilities to adapt to their environments
  • Includes the world’s first hypobaric climatic bird wind tunnel, allowing researchers to control everything from moisture and humidity to temperature and altitude
  • Steel enclosed flight chamber is 12 meters long, 6 meters high and 3½ meters wide
  • Architect: architects Tillmann Ruth Mocellin