Vice President Facilities and Operations

Completed Projects

Evergreen Pond

Render of Evergreen Pond

Location: South Campus
Architect: Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Contractor: Weinrich Contracting Ltd.
Completed: Fall 2017

Project Description:

Evergreen Pond is a stormwater management pond located on South Campus on 63 avenue and 118 street. The pond and the surrounding 0.6 hectares (1.5 acres) of park space are UAlberta's legacy gift to the community for Canada's 150th anniversary. The park surrounding Evergreen Pond is both a public park, and a gathering place for outdoor ceremonies, performances and lectures. The park includes a circular arena stage (The Circle), five stone benches (each representing one of UAlberta's campuses), two grassy seating berms and walkways connecting the area to 63 avenue.

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Community Relations


Peter Lougheed Hall

Peter Lougheed Hall

Location: North Campus, East Campus Village
Architect: GEC Architecture
Contractor: Graham Construction
Completed: Fall 2017

Project Description:

The new 7,925-square-metre residence in Peter Lougheed Hall combines welcoming and functional interior design elements with integrated outdoor amenity space. Adjacent to Adair Park, the residence further develops East Campus Village into an inviting, walkable, student-focused neighbourhood connected to the university campus. The residence includes 143 bed spaces (in one- and two-bedroom options); common areas for social gatherings, lectures and seminars; a large dining hall; fitness and recreation rooms; and a conference room.

Recognition:

Peter Lougheed Hall won an Award of Merit for Urban Architecture at the 2017 Edmonton Urban Design Awards. The Urban Architecture category recognizes buildings that contribute to an urban design initiative. A panel of five highly reputable North American designers judge the awards. The judges noted that Peter Lougheed Hall "holds the corner and acts as an edge on the campus" and "the investment in landscaping shows, with high-quality details throughout the site."  Read more about this respected award. 

Resources:

Peter Lougheed Leadership College

Residence Services

Community Relations


Research and Collections Resource Facility

RCRF render

Location: South Campus
Architect: HFKS Architects
Contractor: Stuart Olson Construction
Completed: Spring 2018

Project Description:

The Research and Collections Resource Facility (RCRF) will be the first purpose-built, long-term storage facility for UAlberta’s valuable book, map and archive collection. Located on South Campus, the RCRF will not only receive, process and store valuable resources, but will also be a central point for research. The facility will include a reading room for prearranged study, a library, and storage, sorting and processing areas. RCRF will replace the existing Book and Records Depository (BARD), which is located in leased space on 50 Street in Edmonton. This building has earned three Green Globes.

Resources:

University of Alberta Libraries

Research and Collections Resource Facility FAQs