Williams Engineering Canada’s structural design team is committed to providing innovative and cost effective structural design solutions for our clients. We bring to the project team our expertise in structural engineering, versatile technical expertise, and a responsive approach to help our clients achieve their goals and vision.
Our structural group services projects in all sectors of activity; our integrated design approach coupled with building information modeling capabilities are just two of the value added items to our services.
We incorporate both conventional and new construction materials in our projects. Specialized structural services include blast resistant structures, cable supported structures, domes and tension fabric structures, earthquake and vibration control studies, seismic upgrades, feasibility studies, inspections, and investigations.
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 part of Williams Engineering Canada Inc.'s existing relationship with the communities of the Paintearth region, our firm was asked to provide conceptual planning, design, and engineering services for the new County of Paintearth municipal office and planned light industrial/highway commercial sub-division. Williams Engineering produced the conceptual plan for the phased development of the site which at build-out will be home to the municipal office, a truck stop serving the high-load Highway 36 corridor, and 15 Light Industrial/Highway Commercial lots.
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 Horn Hill Solid Waste Transfer Station is located 10 km south of the City of Red Deer in Red Deer county on an extensively landscaped 8 ha. The site includes a scale and scale house, pesticide container recycling building, household hazardous waste building, household recycled goods area, and a 1,250 m2 transfer building that includes an office and shop.
The Hamlet of Kugluktuk draws its water from the Coppermine River about 2.5 km upstream from the Coronation Gulf. Numerous issues have been reported with the water system over the years including chronic excessive turbidity, seasonal salt water intrusion, sand and silt build-up around the intake pipe, the need for a new intake pump house (instability of the riverbank lead to damage of the intake pump house and pipe), and sufficient water storage. Many of these issues are interrelated (i.e., intake sedimentation affecting water quality).
Rutherford Heights is a $14.5 million retirement residence recently completed in Edmonton, Alberta. Carefully designed to modern tastes, the new Rutherford Retirement Residence offers 170 first-class suites in a variety of layouts, plus a full range of services including a theatre, spa, workout gym, and internet lounge.
The recently completed $13 million Sturgeon Creek II Retirement Residence offers 144 first-class suites in a variety of layouts. The facility is located in the St. James area of Winnipeg, Manitoba and includes a theatre, spa, workout gym, and internet lounge.
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.
WEC is committed to giving back to the communities in which we live, work, and play. Corporately and individually we volunteer our time, money, and expertise to numerous local not-for-profit organizations, causes, and foundations. That is why WEC was inspired to become involved and support the SPCA’s goal of building a new animal shelter in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.