Genesis Place Recreation & Wellness Centre
Genesis Place Recreation & Wellness Centre
Genesis Place Recreation & Wellness Centre

Genesis Place Recreation & Wellness Centre

AIRDRIE, ALBERTA

CLIENT:CITY OF AIRDRIE
CONSULTANT:GIBBS GAGE ARCHITECTS
CONTRACT TYPE:STIPULATED SUM
Project VALUE:$24,900,000
Project SIZE:115,000 SQ. FT.
DURATION:19 MONTHS
Genesis Place Recreation & Wellness Centre

The two-storey expansion originated as a construction management contract for Bird converting later to a stipulated sum project. As a result of the initial construction management contract, Bird was heavily involved in both the design and budgeting processes with the owners and consultants.

Located on former farmland, deep excavation was required to attain sufficient foundation bearing. Adding to the existing building’s precast concrete panels also proved challenging. All of the panels subject to modification first underwent an electromagnetic scan to locate each panel’s structural components and ensure their integrity would not be compromised. In order to ensure this and subsequent work did not interfere with the centre’s daily operations, Bird was able to defer substantial activities to nighttime work shifts.

Genesis Place Recreation & Wellness Centre
Genesis Place Recreation & Wellness Centre : Projects : Bird Construction