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With successful projects globally, ZAS is an alternative design consultancy committed to providing the education sector with innovation and efficiency.

With successful projects across the world, ZAS is an alternative design consultancy committed to providing the education sector with innovation and efficiency. Our work in this sector reflects a desire to show how education buildings can be highly functional, but also bold, elegant and inviting to their users.

For over 30 years, we have continually succeeded in creating exciting and efficient projects that are also cost effective to maintain and operate. Emphasis on flexibility also defines our work, ensuring that our clients’ future development plans are measured and considered. ZAS has been making great strides in the field of Educational Facility Design. Our experience includes Elementary, Secondary and Post-Secondary projects, at various scales, and in metropolitan and suburban locations around the world.

Whether it is a large educational campus or a small classroom renovation, we are interested and capable in delivering unique, localized solutions for all forms of educational projects. As a result, our clients appreciate how we deliver our services with a great sensitivity to each particular project challenge, while respecting the project budget constraints and delivery schedule.

Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence at York University

The concept design for the Bergeron Centre is fully rooted in the academic mission of the school and translated into a design that is bold, original and iconic.

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Rochester Institute of Technology

ZAS was tasked by the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) to design a campus master plan that embodies RIT’s vision as a global institution.

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American Community School

The development of this new educational campus will provide an American model of education for children residing in Sharjah and the surrounding Emirates.

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Canoe landing community centre, schools and childcare

With the city of Toronto continuing to grow in population, the city will grow vertically, meaning the need for this type of education/community facility will be vital.

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Vellore village school & recreation centre

The project’s innovation lies in taking a highly complex building program and translating those needs into a unique and innovative design solution, ensuring a distinct identity for each partner.

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Central library redevelopment at ryerson university

The remarkable transformation is highly functional, attractive and achieves a revitalized importance for Library services at the University.

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Al Yasmeena British School

A progressive educational facility serving up to 1500 students in all grades starting from kindergarten up to secondary grades.

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Toronto Montessori College

The simple clarity of the plan, creates dynamic interior spaces with visual overviews throughout, resulting a light-filled and comfortable environment.

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University of Al-Jabal Al-Gharbi Gharyan Campus

Creating a campus with a distinctive character with collections of buildings which look and feel embedded into the landscape.

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7th of April University Sabratha Campus

The concept for this masterplan is based on a compact orthogonal layout, drawing reference from the formality of Roman planning but retaining the journey and landscaped spaces of Hadrian’s Villa.

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Elmcrest college

The design team’s challenge was a complete exterior façade rehabilitation and interior re-planning of an existing one-storey industrial building to reflect the holistic philosophy of the school.

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Father redmond school & regional arts centre at humber college campus

The design concept for the school is distinguishable by its compact form, and an attempt to create a series of smaller building components or “pods” that pin-wheel internally around a three-storey student forum.

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Superior Heights Collegiate & Vocational School

The design of the school is organized around a collective assembly space referred to as the Student Forum, which is the social, physical and psychological centre of the school.

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Bill crothers school for athletics and healthy active living

The “Healthy” mandate goes beyond simply physical activity and includes a concern for environmental quality and the health of the wider environment.

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Health science, hospitality & tourism program relocation at humber college north campus

It represents a significant opportunity to meet the growing needs of the North Campus.

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Al Rajhi Cultural Centre

Development is in Hail, KSA.

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Norton Place Park

Part of the design objective was to integrate the building into a master plan that will seek to improve the overall security, beauty, and function of the park in the community.

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Digital media lab

A significant first step in the phased development of the New Stratford Campus for the University of Waterloo.

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Yao hua college campus and athletic complex

State of art educational facilities for 4300 international and Chinese students, and comprise of 800,000 s.f of building.

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Arthur bourns building: Build, renovation and maintenance

The design encourages collaboration between disciplines, establishes clear connections between research groups.

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Science research tower

The Science Research Tower is the planned second phase of the University of Waterloo new Science Complex.

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Science teaching complex at the university of waterloo

The project is a major five-storey addition squaring off the existing three-storey L-shaped building.

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Ken Cox Community Centre & Regional Arts centre

This new secondary school and community centre is a jointly planned facility for the local School Board and City.

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Damac Lakeside Towers

Despite the project’s challenging size, great design, delivered on time, at economical price.

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