KELOWNA PROJECTS

UBC SKEENA RESIDENCE

City: Kelowna, BC.
Branch: Allmar Kelowna

Scope: Doors, Frames, Hardware and Specialties.

With a project budget of $24.98 million, the Skeena Student Residence completes an ensemble of residence buildings surrounding the Commons lawn at UBC Okanagan campus. The six-storey UBC Skeena Student Residence includes 220 beds in modified traditional format (two single bedrooms sharing a bathroom) with standard housing amenities including house lounges, informal study space, activity room and laundry facilities. This project prioritized sustainability and targetted Passive House (PassivHaus) certification. Passive House is an internationally recognized energy standard developed in Germany. The most significant characteristics are the airtight, high efficiency building envelope and the heat recovery ventilation system.

General Contractor: Sawchuk Developments/UBC Properties Trust
Architect: Public Design

 

SKEESHT HEALTH CENTRE

City: Lytton, BC
Branch: Allmar Kelowna

Scope: Doors, Frames, Hardware and Specialties.

The new Skeesht Health & Wellness Centre in Lytton, British Columbia is located close to the existing Nicomen House which houses Nicomen Band’s administrative offices and a gymnasium for the Nicomen Community. The proximity to the existing community building creates a centralized hub for community members to access multiple services in one location. The site is located on a greenfield site, which is sloping at an average of 16% with sweeping views towards the valley and the Thompson River. The new centre provides larger community spaces including health offices, community health room, kitchen and other supporting spaces including reception, meeting rooms, washrooms, laundry and shower room.

General Contractor: Whidden Construction Group
Architect: Stantec

 

MAYO FIRE HALL

City: Mayo, YK
Branch: Allmar Kelowna

Scope: Doors, Frames, Hardware and Specialties.

With a project value of $4.1 million, the Mayo Fire Hall is one of 16 local infrastructure projects throughout Yukon with a combined value of $98.3 million in federal funding. The projects include vital upgrades to local public works facilities across the territory such as the fire hall and local arena in Mayo and green energy updates for the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations administration building.  The Mayo Fire Hall is one of a total of 36 Yukon government buildings that to undergo energy retrofits to update heating, electrical and mechanical features.

General Contractor: Whidden Construction Group
Architect: Stantec