Simon Fraser University renovated 100,000 square foot commercial building into classrooms and laboratory space. The LEED Gold renovation included full seismic and fire rating upgrades to every floor, the build out of 45,000 square feet of classrooms on the 2nd floor and skylight, atrium and lobby finishes.
Simon Fraser University renovated the Shrum Cemistry building with a $35 million dollar budget. The complex renovations also included deficient exterior envelope of the building was replaced with glass and zinc panelling and new architectural concrete.
Part of a long-term revitalization effort by the City of Surrey, the Surrey Public Library was built to replace the Whalley Public Library. The design was created by Bing Thom Architect who had designed the nearby City Centre complex as well as Vancouver-area buildings such as the UBC Chan Centre. The total budget was set at $36 million, the provincial and federal governments each contributed $10 million with the remainder supplied by the city. The building was built by LEED silver energy efficient standards and the library has 7,200 square metres of usable space over four floors.
The Township of Langley in partnership with the B.C. Lacrosse Association, Wrestling BC, Vollyball BC and Volleyball Canada expanded the Langley Events Centre to create a new double gymnasium, indoor turf/dry floor facility, eight additional change rooms, storage and support space. The project budget was 7.725 million.
The new UBC Student Union Building is LEED Platinum and will be extremely energy efficient once construction is completed. The SUB building is designed with minimizing consumption and with natural ventilation and daylight are measures of a list of plans that are integral to this low energy building. Rain water will be collected as one of the means to reduce water use considerably on the project.