Macdonald Campus

In 2020, McGill launched a $100-million building renovation program at Macdonald Campus, an unprecedented infrastructure investment for the campus, home to McGill’s Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

A total of 15 buildings will be renovated. Most of the planned renovations involve critical – and long-deferred – upgrades needed to bring the campus facilities up to modern building codes and standards. For a list of the major projects, see our map.

Some of the larger projects include:

  • Raymond Building (2021-2023)
    • Deferred maintenance: Renovation of the roof, waterproofing and repairs of the foundations, replacement of the ventilation and air extraction systems, addition of fire sprinklers.
    • Funded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation: Renovation of lab space to create a level-3 confinement state-of-the-art research laboratory.
  •  Barton Building (2022-2023)
    • Deferred maintenance: Waterproofing and repairs of the foundations, replacement of the ventilation and air extraction systems.
  • Raymond Greenhouse (2022-2023)
    • Demolition of the existing Raymond and Summerby greenhouses (and tunnel number 6) and construction of a new greenhouse and teaching pavilion, attached to the Raymond Building.
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