Name of project: Alberta Art Gallery

Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Completed: 2009

Architect: Randall Stout Architects, Inc. & HIP Architects

Electrical: IBE Consulting Engineers & Stantec Consulting Ltd.

Mechanical: IBE Consulting Engineers & Stantec Consulting Ltd.

Summary:

The Alberta Art Gallery will help to re-define the downtown district of Edmonton with the bold and innovative design of their new building. BPTEC-DNW has been enlisted by San Francisco structural engineering firm DeSimone Consulting Engineers to assist in the renovations and modifications to the existing structure.

In order to accommodate the ambitious architectural design there are several challenges to be met, including installing new foundations in and under the existing structure, a substantial mechanical and electrical system, maintaining the structure of an adjoining LRT station, and the complicated 3-dimensional geometry of the new structure.