Beaverbrook Art Gallery Pavilion Expansion

The main addition is a 1,300 m², three storey structure featuring a contemporary design and housing new gallery spaces along with a large outdoor terrace. The building is steel framed with seismic forces resisted by steel cross bracing. The steel framing accommodated the contemporary design in which the upper floors overhang the lower level. The project is located on a flood plain and required an elaborate system of steel sheeting piling and reinforced concrete work to prevent flood waters from entering the building. Due to poor soil conditions, a piled foundation was required.

The project also included significant renovations to the existing gallery space to accommodate the new Harriet Irving Gallery.

Dartmouth Atlantic Tractors & Equipment Facility

Maintenance/repair facility for large equipment supplier. The building is a 11,000± m² structure incorporating several large cranes (7.5 to 12 ton capacity), heavy floor loadings, heavy duty metallic floor toppings in some areas, and a large 4,000± m² exterior concrete apron designed for heavy equipment loading. Major overhead doors were incorporated into the precast wall panels.

Fredericton Delta Hotel

This new complex consisted of a 7 storey hotel with a total area of 16,000± m². The highrise portion of the structure was framed with flat slab concrete construction with seismic forces resisted by concrete shear walls in the buildings’ cores and stairwells. The single storey portion of the building was framed with structural steel. The building has a unique shape and a complex structural steel framed penthouse which called for innovation structural designs. As structural consultants, we were able to meet the intents of the Architect’s design by utilizing unique and sophisticated structural analysis and design while still keeping the structural costs within budget.