What We’re Working On
Evergreen Centre – New Construction – Artist Rendition.
Shirley Fire Department – photos pending
Construction of a new apparatus bay and connect to the existing fire hall, wood frame construction finished with fire resistant cement siding and metal clad roofing. Removal of existing wood finishes on existing fire hall and replace with fire resistant cement siding
Sooke Brewing Co.
Single storey, wood framed, Features: Natural tree feature at entrance, exterior metal cladding with stone accent band on base, hand cut fir rafters with tongue and groove infills at front entrance soffit. Building consists of Brew room, tasting room and adjoining retail space. Storm water management system and brewery waste water treatment systems were placed in the parking lot under the asphalt.
Sooke Community Hall
Structural replacement of front entrance stairs and railings, stairs and supporting structure were completely rebuilt and new natural fir wood features installed with new hand rails, non-slip surfacing installed on stair treads and fiber cement siding installed in place of existing vinyl siding on face.
Previous Large Scale Projects
North Saanich Middle School
Construction was a mix of tilt up concrete panels with structural steel superstructure and laminated wood beam roof structure , hybrid wall systems using exterior spray foam insulation , features included geothermal system , in floor closed loop heating/cooling ,solar hot water, photovoltaic system , wind energy generation , recycled water toilets, daylight harvesting and fully automated building controls systems. LEED Gold – Project value 19 million, completed Jan 2013
Airside Operations Centre / Victoria Airport Authority
Construction was primarily structural steel and concrete masonry, the apparatus bays and operations center are designed to resist a seismic event and act as post disaster Airport fire department and operations center. Some features of this project were use of a geothermal system with in floor closed loop heating / cooling in the maintenance and apparatus bays, living quarters for fire department personnel complete with sleeping area and full cooking facilities, automated interior alarms and apparatus bay doors linked to air control tower. LEED principals used. Project value 8.5 million, completed March 2010
St Andrews Walk East and West
Bear Mountain Langford B.C., construction of 127 units, buildings consisting of underground parking with 4 story wood frame condominiums above. Wood frame was used up to 4 floors and featured some fairly intense seismic systems, including a layered truss system to achieve the 12/12 roof pitch for the desired look. Stone veneers and extensive landscaping and exceptional interior finishes. Project value 28 million completed in 2009
Legion housing society, Saanichton B.C., 3 story wood frame over half basement, assisted living facility complete with nurse call system and commercial kitchen. Challenge on this build was slot cutting and systematically casting foundation walls, shoring and then connecting to an existing building which would become the commercial kitchen and dining room. Project value 6.8 million Completed 2008- 2009