Institutional

Ecole Sainte-Marie

Features:
This project involved the building of a new two-storey elementary school with a double gymnasium, classrooms, staff rooms, library and a daycare.
Construction is poured concrete foundations, load bearing masonry walls, precast concrete second floor and roof slab, and split face block veneer.

 

  • Service: Lump Sum Tender
  • Consultants: Venerino V.P. Panici Architect Inc.
  • Size: 7,000 ft2 addition 20,000 ft2 renovation

Family and Children’s Services Niagara

Features:
This new two-storey building included a full basement, reception / waiting area, interview rooms and staff offices. The construction is poured concrete foundations, load bearing masonry, wood trusses, asphalt shingles and brick veneer.

 

  • Service: Lump Sum Tender
  • Consultants: Baker & Elmes Architects Inc.
  • Size: 15,000 ft2

Merriton Centennial Arena

Features:
The project commenced at the beginning of May and was completed for the beginning of October so as to not disrupt the hockey season. The scope of work included a single storey addition, a two-storey elevator addition and a warm viewing area. The existing lobby, offices, snack bar, washrooms, change rooms and second floor mezzanines were completely gutted and reconstructed. New bleachers, dasher board gates and glass were added to the arena area. All new mechanical, sprinkler, electrical and refrigeration equipment was also added. The site work included new underground services, asphalt, curbs, walks, ornamental steel and landscaping.

 

  • Service: Lump Sum Tender
  • Consultants: Quartek Group Inc.

Notre Dame de la Jeunesse School

Features:
This project involved the building of a new two-storey elementary school with a double gymnasium, classrooms, staff rooms, library and a daycare.
Construction is poured concrete foundations, load bearing masonry walls, precast concrete second floor and roof slab, and split face block veneer.

 

  • Service: Lump Sum Tender
  • Consultants: Venerino V.P. Panici Architect Inc.
  • Size: 32,000 ft2

Peninsula Youth Centre

Features:
This project is a maximum-security youth correctional facility. The construction was a 10,000 ft2 new addition and 20,000 ft2 of alterations and renovations to an existing building. The new construction added a double gymnasium, weights and exercise room, intake and holding areas and living quarters. The renovations included the removal of existing load bearing walls, construction of new offices, classrooms, a commercial kitchen, control centre, new mechanical and electrical systems, and complete new finishes. The new gymnasium roof consisted of wood trusses and metal roofing. The balance of the new construction and the entire existing building were covered with a steel truss pitched roof with spans up to 60′. The existing roof was a flat structure that had to be temporarily supported by shoring while the load bearing walls were removed. After the walls were removed, the existing roof was attached to the new steel trusses by support hangers.

 

  • Service: Lump Sum Tender
  • Consultants: McCallum Sather Architects Inc.
  • Size: 30,000 ft2

Port Colborne City Hall

Features:
This new building had a full basement and three floors above grade, providing offices, meeting rooms and council chambers. The construction of the building is poured concrete foundations, combination of steel frame and load . bearing masonry, precast concrete  floors and roof slab. The roof is a combination of flat roof single ply membrane and pitched metal roof complete with a large cupola that • provides natural light into the council chambers. The exterior of the building is a brick veneer with an attractive mural on the front elevation. This project was extremely challenging due to the small site and severe ground water conditions. To overcome the ground water we were required to drill into the rock bed and inject grout to fill the voids in the rock.

 

  • Service: Lump Sum Tender
  • Consultants: The Office of Edward D. Russell Architect Inc.
  • Size: 30,000 ft2

Ridley College Middle School

Features:
This project consisted of a new two-storey classroom addition complete with a full basement and two smaller additions within the existing courtyard. There were also alterations to an existing two-storey residence and renovations to the Middle School Dormitories. Site work improvements included new site services, asphalt, curbs, walks and landscaping.

 

  • Service: Lump Sum Tender
  • Consultants: Baker & Elmes Architects Inc. Chapman Murray Associate Architects Inc.
  • Size: 18,500 ft2 addition 17,500 ft2 renovations

Rose City Seniors Centre

Features:
This senior citizen drop in centre is a single storey building with offices, activity rooms and a commercial kitchen. Construction of the building consisted of a poured concrete foundation, slab on grade, wood framed with exposed timber columns, laminated beams, wood roof deck, and brick veneer.

 

  • Service: Lump Sum Tender
  • Consultants: Raffaele Belvedere Architect Inc. 
  • Size: 14,000 ft2

St. Alfred’s Catholic School

Features:
This project was an addition and renovation to the existing school. The addition added a double gymnasium with raised stage, classrooms, staff room and washrooms. The work in the existing school included renovating the existing classrooms as well as the construction of ramps and handicap lifts to make the school wheelchair accessible. The site work included new site services and landscaping. Construction is poured concrete foundations, load bearing masonry walls and brick veneer.

 

  • Service: Lump Sum Tender
  • Consultants: MacDonald Zuberec Architects Inc.
  • Size: 16,000 ft2 addition

St. Alexander’s Parish

Features:
This new 14,000 ft2 Roman Catholic Church included a sanctuary with seating for 500 persons and a hospitality room with seating for 180 persons. The project features a 40′ high architectural suspended ceiling, stained glass windows, commercial kitchen, meeting rooms, offices and storage rooms.
The church was constructed of a steel frame with insulated pre-stressed thermal roof panels, stone veneer and an asphalt shingled roof with copper cap flashings and copper siding.

 

  • Service: Lump Sum Tender
  • Consultants: Piraino + Raimondo Associate Architects Inc.
  • Size: 14,000 ft2

Teeder Kennedy Youth Arena

Features:
The project included an addition to the exterior of the existing arena to provide storage rooms for outside sports activities.

 

  • Service: Lump Sum Tender
  • Consultants: Stan Butcherd Architect Inc.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Features:
The project involved the renovation of the existing church building and an addition that doubled the size of the building. The addition provided more classrooms, barrier free wash-room facilities, a large chapel and allowed the original chapel to be converted into a multi-use space including gymnasium facilities. A new septic system was also installed.

 

  • Services: Lump Sum Tender
  • Consultants: Garwood-Jones & Hanham Architects Inc.
  • Size: 9,000 ft2 renovations, 8,700 ft2 addition

Welland Arena

Features:
This project involved an addition to the front of the existing arena to create new administrative offices and a lounge area. The construction of the addition is a structural steel frame, structural steel studs, stone and stucco veneer, and a false metal facade The scope of the work also included the construction of a barrier free warm viewing area.

 

  • Service: Lump Sum Tender
  • Consultants: J. David Pounder Architect Inc.