At Williams Engineering Canada, we provide building owners with consulting engineering services relating to the insulating and waterproofing of buildings. We focus on getting the details right to avoid future building issues. Our goal is to help our clients contract the services that they need and ensure that they receive value for their investment.
As the building envelope controls the movement of heat, air, moisture, light, and sound, the design and construction of a building must consider how all the building components work in concert to provide a durable and long-term controlled environment. Therefore, we ensure that the structural, mechanical, electrical, and building envelope systems are designed, evaluated, constructed, and coordinated to achieve the maximum potential of the building asset.
British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC) Realty Corporation and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation, represented by its agent, Bentall Real Estate Services, approached Williams in December 2006 to conduct facility evaluations for a 48 property industrial portfolio.
The Atlantic Art Block adds character to Calgary’s artsy Inglewood community.
Located on the east edge of downtown Calgary, the Atlantic Avenue Art Block is a four-storey retail, office, and art gallery building complete with underground and surface parking. The new facility boasts a sleek, modern design with hints of inspiration from the community’s historical setting. The building also incorporates many LEED® design components and has achieved LEED® Silver certification.
Capital Health, serving over one million Edmonton and area patients, provides various high technology services including organ transplants, inpatient acute care, rehabilitation care, extended care, and immunizations. Capital Health required the expertise of an engineering firm to guide the deconstruction of the existing Outpatient Resident Building located at 8315 – 114 Street in Edmonton Alberta.
As the largest rural school division in Alberta, Chinook’s Edge School Division provides public schooling for 41 schools and approximately 11,000 students. The division supports over 600 teachers as well as hundreds of substitute teachers and support staff while ensuring each student’s educational experience is a fulfilling one that includes challenging and meaningful learning opportunities.
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.
Williams Engineering Canada (WEC) was the building envelope consultant for the modernization of G.H. Dawe Community Centre and Library for Red Deer Recreation Parks and Culture. The modernization included building envelope and re-roofing services. While participating in that project, Red Deer Public Schools became involved and Williams provided the same services for a new gymnasium and classrooms at G.H. Dawe School located on the same site.
Boasting Provincial Historical Resource designation, Lemarchand Mansion is situated on the edge of Edmonton’s beautiful North Saskatchewan River Valley and one of the most outstanding examples of classical architecture in the downtown area. Originally constructed in 1912 as a luxury apartment complex, the landmark building required extensive renovations to make it suitable for the modern multi-tenant facility the client wished to develop, which includes both residential and commercial units.
Constructed in 1958, the Spheroid water tower in Red Deer, Alberta, is a truly unique structure. Though observers cannot always agree whether it looks more like a lollipop, golf ball and tee, or big green onion, one thing has become clear: in order for the debate to continue, the Spheroid must be preserved.
St. John's Tenth Street is a new mixed-use, eight story, 95-unit highrise, which includes street-level retail space. The building is located in the sought-after community of Kensington, which is within walking distance of Calgary's downtown. The building was the first highrise developed by Streetside Developments and has proven to be a success.
Over the past eight years Williams Engineering Canada (WEC) has had the pleasure of providing building envelope services for the Qualex Group of Companies. Recently WEC provided consulting engineering services from concept to completion for three high-rise tower developments located in Calgary, Alberta. These condominiums include Stella, Nova, and Luna Condominiums.
Built in 1983, the Talisman Centre is locally known as an iconic building on the Calgary, Alberta skyline. Owned by the City of Calgary and operated by Lindsey Park Sports Society, the Talisman Centre boasts more than just five full-sized gymnasiums for local residents.
Local and international students at the University of Calgary truly get a taste of premium student living while participating in programs geared towards increasing cultural, global, and local awareness.
Williams Engineering Canada (WEC) was awarded the project management contract by the Hamlet of Tulita in March 2014. The project included the design and construction of a 6000 square foot office, council chamber and cultural centre. As the project manager, WEC assisted in the development of the building program, aided in the procurement of modular systems, and reviewed designs prior to construction.