Mitchell Hall and Endaayaan-Tkanónsote Residence Honored in 2023 Kingston Livable City Design Awards

Mitchell Hall and the Endaayaan-Tkanónsote Student Residence on Queen's campus have earned recognition in the 2023 Kingston Livable City Design Awards. These awards, organized by the City of Kingston’s Planning and Services Department, aim to acknowledge buildings that enhance the city's visual identity and contribute to the community's environmental quality.
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Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

Facilities was pleased to support Queen’s submission to the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings in the categories of Responsible Consumption and Production, Climate Action, Energy, and Water use, with fantastic results! These are just some of the many areas Facilities works in.
Photo Credits: Garrett Elliott Photography
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Supporting Climate Action

The Facilities team has played a large role in supporting Queen’s to meet our 2020 emissions reduction target of 35 per cent. We are excited to continue our efforts as we strive toward net-zero emissions by 2040.
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Caring for our campus

Facilities proudly builds, maintains and improves campus facilities to create a safe and welcoming environment in support of teaching, learning and research at Queen’s University.
Our Services

Greener and Cleaner Campus

The Custodial Support Services team has earned the Cleaning Industry Management Standards – Green Buildings certification with Honours for adopting new, environmentally friendly cleaning products and practices.
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Client Services (Fixit)

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Construction, operations and maintenance

We construct, operate and maintain the buildings, grounds and infrastructure of Queen's University to the highest possible standard.

Our staff cover almost every trade in commercial construction, maintenance  and property management fields. We work together to keep all of the campus buildings running smoothly, clean, and a great place to learn and conduct research.

We also look after all new construction and renovation on campus and have a team that is dedicated to maintaining over 140 acres of lawns, trees, flowers and sidewalks throughout the four seasons. Facilities is also responsible for providing and maintaining parking areas around campus.

Current Projects

John Deutsch University Centre Revitalization

Canadian Architect magazine recognized the proposed design for a revitalized John Deutsch University Centre (JDUC) with a 2019 Award of Excellence recently. For 53 years, the annual award program has highlighted exceptional architectural projects during the design stage.

Prize jurors lauded the plans for its sustainability features, its focus on increasing accessibility, and for seamlessly blending historic and contemporary design.

A new vision for the new JDUC

Duncan McArthur Hall

The university is set to begin a redevelopment of Duncan McArthur Hall in May 2024. The work includes expanding and enhancing the East wing of the building, with work expected to be completed for September 2025.

All newly renovated areas and expansion of the facility will meet Queen's Accessible Facility Design Standards, as well as Queen's Building Standards regarding environmental sustainability. This includes energy efficiency targets, air quality, and low impact materials selection intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Duncan McArthur Project Details

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

The Agnes Etherington Art Centre at Queen’s University is set to become the largest public university-affiliated museum in Canada. A new three-floor building will double the amount of current gallery space at the museum.

The Agnes is home to The Bader Collection - the most comprehensive collection of authenticated paintings by Rembrandt van Rijn and his circle in any institution within Canada.

Agnes’s current physical space closed effective March 29, 2024. Construction will begin on May 13, 2024, with the new space scheduled to open in 2026.

Agnes Reimagined Project Details