Aspen Heights Elementary School located in Red Deer, Alberta was originally constructed in 1949. The school's current population stands at approximately 225 students. Major renovations to the school and a four classroom addition began in June of 2009.
Beginning in 2001, the Canadian Rockies School Division required major remodeling of the Banff Community High School. The new 5,960 m2, two-storey school includes junior high and high school classrooms, a visual arts shop, an art workshop, a construction technology shop, computer labs, administration offices, and a community gymnasium.
WEC has built upon a long-standing relationship with École Allain St-Cyr that began in 1998 to provide engineering design and consultation services. During the initial phase of the project, WEC provided structural and electrical engineering design and construction services for the new French language school in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. École Allain St-Cyr was a significant opportunity for our engineers to be as creative as possible; this resulted in a modern, innovative, and cost-effective design that met the needs of the client and the community.
The Islamic Academy of Edmonton is a triumph of collaboration that provides traditional education with modern sensibility for more than 1,000 students from kindergarten to grade twelve. Williams and Barr Ryder Architects and Interior Designers worked together as prime consultants to design and build an institution that is functional, beautiful, and representative of Canada’s multi-cultural spirit.
The recent population explosion in Alberta has necessitated rapid expansion of local infrastructure. Schools to support the demographic bulge promised by a young community are absolutely necessary to the future success of the province. In order to plan ahead and ensure Alberta’s children are given every opportunity to excel, 18 new schools were constructed in the province’s two most populous cities, Edmonton and Calgary.
Williams Engineering acted as the Prime Consultant and supplied mechanical and electrical design services for the upgrade of the University of British Columbia Okanagan’s (UBCO) Central Heating Plant. The project was undertaken in order to provide utility cost savings, maintenance savings, and savings on carbon emissions of approximately 140 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent annually.