Renovations to the existing Food Bank facilities include the addition of two new mezzanines, creation of a new accessible multi-purpose space, entirely new mechanical systems, commercial kitchen and lighting improvements including new windows for natural light.
In order to maintain continuous operation for this essential service, the project is being completed in multiple phases.
With the lack of available affordable housing in Whitehorse, Challenge Cornerstone helps fill the housing need for those at risk of homelessness. In addition, the project provides housing for individuals with moderate disabilities and mental illnesses.
In total, the project will provide 53 suites for the Whitehorse housing market across the 6 stories and will have space for future retail and a deli.
Being built to replace the existing 1980’s community centre, the new 10,000 sq. ft. building will contain a community hall, Elder’s lounge, commercial kitchen, games room, meeting spaces, administrative office and support spaces.
To meet the harsh environment of the remote northern community, a combination of structural steel, dowel laminated timbers (DLT) and structural insulated panels (SIP) are being used.
Interior and exterior renovations including mechanical and electrical upgrades, holding cell conversion, upgrades to sound attenuation, extensive lock hardware upgrades, installation of a 1500L catch basin in the parking lot and parking lot resurfacing.
Located in Red Deer, AB, the FortisAlberta Employee Development Centre has had 2 separate additions constructed over the years to meet Fortis’ requirements for the space.
In order to maintain continuity in the exterior appearance, the existing cladding will be removed, to allow for sections of the building envelope to be upgraded, the storefront and windows to be replaced and the new metal cladding and insulated metal panels to be installed.