SAMU Building History
A brief history of the SAMU building with conversations starting more than 10 years ago:
Funds begin to be saved for construction of the building.
Stantec hired as SAMU building architect.
MacEwan University Board of Governors endorses SAMU’s business case and approved the building location.
SAMU building referendum held with 77% of students who voted, voted in favour.
Media release event with SAMU, Stantec and MacEwan University. We unveiled official building renderings and had a ground-breaking ceremony.
Concrete is poured for the future home of the moss wall.
The building’s steel frame has started to be installed.
Stairs and elevator shafts have been completed.
Leasing opportunities/vendor applications closed.
Jan. – Sept. 2019
Exterior structure is built.
SAMU moves its administrative office and all programming and services to the building.