This 16-unit facility was designed and built by Britco Construction in collaboration with BC Housing. Originally designed as an 8-unit complex in 2005, we doubled the capacity by adding another 8 units in 2011.
The one-storey building incorporates architectural features that are reflective of the surrounding mountain region. We used heavy solid timber beams and trusses, covered terraces and wood exterior finishes. Each unit has its own patio and garden plot. Green and sustainable features include a heat recovery ventilation system, high-efficiency glazing and appliances as well as timer and motion-sensor controlled lighting.
Amenities include live-in nursing care, centralized dining, a resident lounge and indoor scooter storage. The individual one-bedroom suites feature small kitchens, living rooms, roll-in showers and roll-through storage closets. Each suite is equipped with high-tech nurse-call wiring and individually controlled heating systems. Design considerations for residents included provisions for handling heavy snowfall and handicap accessibility during the winter.