Fort McMurray Family Crisis Centre
Ft. McMurray, Alberta
While with Kasian Architecture, Interior Design and Planning
Role: Principal-In-Charge of Design
The Fort McMurray Family Crisis Centre is a new facility with phase 1 under construction, intended to replace the current facility which is in poor condition, and increase Family Crisis and Health Services in the Woodbuffalo Region.
The two phase program provides for Crisis Intake and Intervention with 50 short term stay living units in a secure complex that includes a day care, dining and lounges with commercial kitchen, medical treatment and counselling services and administrative offices.
The second phase provides 78 long term fully independent apartment units in a secured two story building for transitional living.
The project design qualities speak to contemporary Regional Architecture in heavy timber and wood frame, steel and concrete construction.