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UBC-O Fitness & Wellness Centre

Completion: Owner: University of British Columbia LEED Gold Kelowna, BC [location] This addition to the existing gymnasium complex at UBC’s Okanagan Campus is an athletic training facility that pushes the structural boundaries and aesthetic potential of mass timber construction. The project is the result of a design-build competition aimed at demonstrating innovative wood construction technology,… Read more »

Glen Elementary School

Completion: Owner: School District #43 (Coquitlam) LEED Silver (equivalent) [location] The new Glen School was built as replacement to an old school facility which needed to remain operational during the construction period, despite considerable site restrictions. The replacement building, sited at the location of the former sports field, was conceived as a two story structure… Read more »

WSANEC Middle School

Completion: Owner: WSANEC School Board South Saanich Indian Reserve, Brentwood Bay Serving the students from the four Coast Salish Indian bands forming the WSANEC School Board, this new junior-high school is located on the South Saanich Indian Reserve, 25 km north of Victoria on Vancouver Island. The new building is sited at the entry of… Read more »

Ecole Mer et montagne

Ecole mer et Montagne Completion: Owner: Conseil Scolaire Francophone (SD#93) LEED Gold Award Winning Campbell River, BC [location] This project is a new 1,600 m2 elementary school for the Conseil Scolaire Francophone (BC’s francophone school district) and includes a daycare / preschool facility. Embracing both sustainability and the emerging pedagogy for primary education, the design responds with new spatial… Read more »

Gulf Islands Operations Centre

Gulf Islands Operations Completion: Owner: Parks Canada & PWGSC LEED Platinum [location] The new Operations Centre for the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve is a three-storey building housing the park operations and administration staff. The lowest level is oriented towards the waterfront and is primarily a support facility for the field operations. The upper two floors accommodate administration… Read more »

Tla’Amin Community Health Centre

Tla'Amin Community Health Centre Completion: Owner: Tla’Amin First Nation Award Winning Powell River, BC The Tla’Amin Community Health & Multi-purpose Centre houses the integrated primary medical, dental, social services and traditional healing programs for the Sliammon First Nation. The facility is located on the Sliammon Reserve, north of Powell River on the Sunshine Coast. The building is a multipurpose… Read more »

École Au-coeur-de-l’ile

Completion: Owner: Conseil Scolaire Francophone (SD#93) LEED Gold Comox, BC [location] École Au-coeur-de-l’ile is a state-of-the-art community school for the francophone population of the Comox-Courtenay area. Built for a population of 380 students, the new building is developed to function as a cutting edge learning environment by day, and as a community hub by night…. Read more »

Environmental Learning Centre

Environmental Learning Centre Completion: Owner: North Vancouver School District LEED Platinum Award Winning Brackendale, BC [location] Set in a lush river valley in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Cheakamus Centre (formerly known as the North Vancouver Outdoor School) offers outdoor environmental and indigenous learning programs in a rich rainforest environment that includes significant stands of old growth… Read more »

Hesquiaht School and Community Centre

Completion: Owner: Hesquiaht Band [location] The new educational facility for the remote Hesquiaht community is more than a K-12 school, it has become the centre of the community, accommodating day-care, scholastic, cultural, gathering and sporting functions. Given its location in the heart of Clayoquot sound, a remote area of the west coast of Vancouver Island… Read more »

Aboriginal Gathering Place

Completion: Owner: Royal Roads University [location] The Aboriginal Learning and Cultural Centre, known as The Gathering Place, at Royal Roads University, Victoria, enjoys an inspirational setting on the edge of Esquimalt Lagoon, with delightful views in every direction. The design converts a wood frame row boat storage building into a vibrant multi-purpose space: a focal… Read more »