Did you know the Lassonde Studios will be clad in new copper, like a shiny penny? It will change color over time as it weathers. Eventually, it will gain a beautiful green patina. The changing exterior color mirrors the vibrant, evolving activities that will happen inside the building. The building is designed to evolve as styles and trends change, ensuring it will always be a space to inspire innovation. Students can apply now to live here starting fall 2016.
Here are renderings showing how the building will look when new:
The Aging Process
Here’s how the copper will evolve over time. The final swatch represents how it will look after an estimated 25-30 years:
25-30 Years from Now
Eventually, the copper cladding will weather and look like this: