Project Category: Institutional

MAILLARDVILLE COMMUNITY CENTRE

MAILLARDVILLE COMMUNITY CENTRE

The new Maillardville Community Centre will be a hub and resource for the local community. The Centre will have a gymnasium, a lobby/reception area, multi-purpose rooms, a kitchen, an administration/office area and a childcare space. This 20,000 sq.ft contemporary building, constructed of structural steel over a concrete parkade level, will impart a sense of modernism and provide up-to-date facilities for the commun[...]

MAYNE ISLAND FIRE HALL

MAYNE ISLAND FIRE HALL

8,000 sq.ft. fire hall on Mayne Island in the southern Gulf Island of BC. The design was completed in August of 2010, however, due to financial constraints construction did not start. The key structural challenge for the 2010 design was the transom window framing around the apparatus bay. This wrap-around glazing broke up the seismic resisting system by interrupting the lateral load transfer from the roof to the fou[...]

LIONS GATE HOSPITAL – NORTH SHORE HOSPICE EXPANSION AND RENOVATION

LIONS GATE HOSPITAL – NORTH SHORE HOSPICE EXPANSION AND RENOVATION

Intended to create a new hub for palliative care patients on the north shore, the expansion provided the space needed for the Every Day Counts Program (EDC Centre) and the renovation allowed for a palliative care outpatient clinic that provides patients with timely access to palliative care physicians. The EDC program provides workshops, educational gatherings and activities ranging from information sessions to yo[...]

VANCOUVER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

VANCOUVER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Vancouver Christian School is a new facility in east Vancouver. This nearly 100,000 sq.ft. facility serves K-12 for the local community of Christian faith. The project is primarily framed with two levels of structural steel on one level of concrete. It has two gymnasiums that are stacked on top of one another to conserve space on the tight site. Underground parking is provided for staff and guests which provides easy[...]

KILLARNEY SENIORS CENTRE

KILLARNEY SENIORS CENTRE

This 10,000 sq.ft Seniors’ Centre addition to the existing Killarney Community Centre provides significant recreation and socializing opportunities for seniors in the south Vancouver area. The Centre, delivered using the design-build process for the City of Vancouver, incorporates features such as a kitchen, multi-purpose rooms and a lounge with extensive windows to the north providing lots of natural light. The bu[...]