University of Guelph – MacDonald Stewart Hall Hospitality & Tourism Management

Project Name

MacDonald Stewart Hall Hospitality & Tourism Management


University of Guelph

Prime Consultant

Masri O Inc.


This project to MacDonald Stewart Hall at the University of Guelph’s Hotel and Tourism Management Department involved renovations and an infill addition to this facility. The scope of work included of the demolition of the existing partial exterior envelope to make way for the three-storey addition.

The addition included a new state of the art dining/multi purpose room, entrance vestibule and lobby, reading room, storage and mechanical rooms. Exterior walls include pre-cast columns that extend 3-storeys high complimented with the use of masonry veneer and copper cladding. Emphasis is given to preserving and complimenting the historical aspects of MacDonald Stewart Hall.

Renovations to this site involved enlarging the existing kitchen and other administrative rooms, and extending the existing mechanical tunnel system.

Work on this project was carried out while the university was fully operational.

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