Experience




RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT & EDUCATIONAL PROJECTS



Neatby Building, Agriculture Canada Laboratories, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Analysis of existing functions, users, and programs within existing facility
+ Program, design, and strategic planning for future growth
+ Project Value: $40,000,000

Vanier Hall, Ottawa University Ottawa, Ontario
Joint Venture with Diamond + Schmitt Architects
+ Renovation of existing 14,900m2 teaching & laboratory building, and addition of 22,000m2 teaching & research building
+ Program, site analysis, design, contract documents, construction review
+ Project Value: $10,000,000 renovation, $70,000,000 addition

Paterson, Biology Building, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Laboratory consultant
+ New research laboratory for Acadia’s Biology Dept: 5,400 m2
+ Program development, site analysis, laboratory design
+ Project Value: $18,000,000

National Wildlife Research Center, Ottawa, Ontario
Joint Venture with Diamond + Schmitt Architects
+ New center for Environment Canada’s National Wildlife Research Center laboratories: 7,000 m2
+ Program, site analysis, design, contract documents, construction review
+ Project Value: $15,200,000

HPB Building - Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Medical Devices and HIV/Aids research laboratories: 2,000 m2
+ Program, design, contract documents, construction review
+ Project Value: $3,600,000

Institute for Biological Sciences - National Research Council, Ottawa , Ontario
+ Radio chemistry labs, NMR labs, chemistry labs, renovation in a designated heritage structure
+ Program, design, contract documents

555 Booth Street, Ottawa Ontario
+ NRCan mining research laboratories
+ Programming, design, contract documents, construction review
+ Project Value: $2,800,000

Ceramics Laboratory, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Research laboratories and clean rooms for a NRCan research program
+ Programming, design, contract documents, construction review
+ Project Value: $2,100,000

Health Canada Laboratory Accommodation Study, Ottawa, and across Canada
+ Review of all Health Canada's Laboratories located in 9 buildings in the NCR & 6 other locations across Canada
+ Program review of all existing research activities and development of rationalization options as to how they could best be accommodated in Health Canada's existing facilities
+ Project Value: Indeterminate
+ Project Scope: Program review of 4 Directorates, 2 Agencies, and 25,000 m2 of laboratories

Master Plan - Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Overall analysis and master plan for all laboratories as well as other uses in eighty buildings on the Central Experimental Farm
+ Project Value: indeterminate

ECORC Accommodation Study and CEF Building Inventory, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Update of previous building surveys ( 80 buildings ) and development of accommodation strategies for crop research unit of Agriculture Canada
+ Project Value: indeterminate

Nesbitt Biology Building, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
Joint venture with Diamond + Schmitt Architects
+ Addtion and renovation to existing laboratory building: 4700 m2
+ Program, site analysis, design, contract documents, construction review
+ Project Value: $7,500,000

Swine Research Laboratory, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Isolation and remote surveillance research facility, new swine research laboratory
+ Research, program development, design, and contract drawings
+ Project Value: $1,500,000

Sediment Laboratories - Energy Mines & Resources, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Design, contract documents, construction review of laboratory renovations
+ Project Value: $250,000

Neatby Header House - Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Research and analysis
+ Design alternatives and development of preferred options for additions to existing plant research laboratories
+ Project Value: $11,000,000

Energy Mines & Resources - Canmet Laboratories, Bells Corners, Ottawa
+ combustion, petrochemical and mining research laboratories, additions and renovations feasibility study
+ Programming, design development, implementation strategies
+ Project Value: $8,000,000

R.C.M.P. Police College - Phase II, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Feasibility study for second stage of Police College including crime labs
+ Program, schematic designs, campus plan
+ Project Value: $23,000,000
+ By Partner while in another practice




CONTAINMENT & HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL PROJECTS



Environment Canada - Office & Response Building, Gloucester, Ontario
+ Hazardous spill research facility: 2,400 m2
+ Program, design, contract documents, construction review
+ Project Value: $2,200,000

Building 158 - Animal Disease Research Institute, Nepean, Ontario
+ Level 3 animal research containment laboratories and contained bio-waste sterilization system
+ Program, site analysis, design, contract documents, construction review
+ Project Value: $1,600,000

Food Protection/Inspection Branch, Nepean, Ontario
+ Level 3 containment greenhouse, growth chambers, and laboratories for plant and spore research
+ Program, site analysis, design
+ Project Value: $2,400,000

Building # 22 Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Ontario
By Partner while in another practice (Helmer Stranks Cole Architects)
+ Pesticide research laboratories including Level 3 containment dioxin research lab.
+ Program, design, contract documents
+ Project Value: $4,400,000

T B & Brucella Laboratories, Building 201 - ADRI, Nepean , Ontario
+ Level 3 containment laboratories
+ Program, design, contract documents, construction review
+ Project Value: $880,000

Public Health T B Testing Laboratory, 81 Resources Road, Toronto, Ontario
+ New Level 3 TB testing laboratory for all of Ontario, Ontario Ministry of Health
+ Program, design, contract documents, construction review
+ Project Value: $2,200,000

Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Nepean, Ontario
+ Level 3 animal post mortem containment laboratories
+ Program, site analysis, design, contract documents, construction review
+ Project Value: $2,100,000

Unknown Hazards Lab - HPB Building, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Level 3 Lab Upgrade
+ Design, contract documents, construction review
+ Project Value: $350,000, part of $3,800,000 overall laboratory upgrade project

Calibration Lab - Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Ottawa, Ontario
+ New 800m2 calibration laboratory
+ Programming, design
+ Project Value: $1,800,000

NCC Central Supply Facility, Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Proposed warehouse, storage, and distribution center including PLO, chemical and explosives storage
+ Program, design, contract documents
+ Project Value: $700,000

National Archives, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Chemical storage facility
+ Site analysis, design, contract documents, construction review
+ Project Value: $250,000

Department of National Defence Building - Uplands Air Base, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Hazardous chemical and fuel storage facility
+ Site analysis, design, contract documents, construction review
+ Project Value: $750,000

Animal Pathology Laboratories, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec
+ Level 2 and 3 containment research laboratories
+ Building, code, and safety audit
+ Project Value: $2,500,000




MEDICAL FACILITIES & TESTING LABORATORIES



Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion and Central Public Health Laboratories, Toronto, Ontario
+ Programming and Planning study for a new central public health agency and Laboratories in downtown Toronto: 29,500 m2
+ Functional programming, typical laboratory design, feasibility studies (ongoing), cost estimates
+ Project Value: $ 114,000,000

Veterinary Laboratories, Operating Rooms and Incinerator - College of Agriculture, Kemptville, Ontario
+ New veterinary science laboratories and support facilities
+ Programming, design, contract documents, construction review
+ Project Value: $ 1,500,000.

Public Health Laboratories, Thunder Bay and London, Ontario
+ Functional programming, design, cost estimates for public health laboratories in London (2,000 m2) and Thunder Bay (1,200 m2)
+ Project Value: $8,500,000




CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION FACILITIES



R.C.M.P. Headquarters - Central Laboratory Services Building, Ottawa
+ Analysis of all existing functions, users, and programs within existing building
+ Analysis of growth and future needs
+ Program, schematic design alternatives, growth staging, and costs for Central Laboratory Services
+ Project Value: $17,000,000

R.C.M.P. Police College - Phase II, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Feasibility study for second stage of Police College including crime labs
+ Program, schematic designs, campus plan




RESEARCH & TECHNICAL FACILITIES



QUETE Testing Laboratories, Gatineau, Quebec
+ DND quality engineering testing labs for all DND products and equipment: 13,800m2
+ Upgrades and replanning of fire labs, computer labs, communications labs, aerospace labs, material structures labs, food testing labs
+ Functional program, schematic designs, campus plan
+ Project Value: $5,000,000

Canada/United States Agricultural Trade Computing Facility - Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Design, contract documents, construction review

Renovations to GATT Computing Facility - External Affairs, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Design, contract documents, construction review

New Computing Facility for Department of National Defense, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Design, contract documents, construction review

Photo Laboratories - Department of Communications and Defence Research, Shirley’s Bay, Ottawa, Ontario

Electronic Research Laboratories - various projects, Department of Communications and Defence Research, Shirley’s Bay, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Various research laboratories, radar research, long range tracking systems, telecommunications laboratory, clean rooms, computer rooms, wet and dry laboratories, radioactive laboratories, and support facilities

550 Booth Street, Ottawa, Ontario | 568 Booth Street, Ottawa, Ontario | 405 Rochester Street, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Modifications of building life and safety systems for Energy Mines & Resources
+ Fire safety improvements and Building Code requirements update

Relocation Audio Visual Recording and Photography Lab, Tunneys Pasture, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Design, contract documents, construction review

Energy Mines & Resources, Ottawa, Ontario
+ Two campus facilities study of multiple laboratory buildings totaling approximately 450,000 sq. ft.
+ As built drawings, existing use surveys, program development, development options
+ Project Value: indeterminate