Project Description

Mount Carmel Spirituality Centre

Parkland County, AB

This large religious campus occupies a rare sloping prairie site. The Retreat Centre has 40 private guest suites, indoor and outdoor gathering spaces, a multi-purpose dining and meeting space, 250 seat chapel and sky bridge that links the campus facilities. Plans are also underway to convert an existing building on the property into an indoor recreational facility with running track and children’s play area.

/ All the structures are made of pre-fabricated CLT panels making construction possible during winter months
/ Master Planning of this 30-acre rural site
/ Wood will be harvested from this 30-acre site for a biomass wood chip boiler that will provide domestic and heating hot water.
/ Effective use of space planning and functional organization
/ 6,874m2 total area including underground parking
/ Design Build CCDC 5b contract
/ Phase 1 construction underway
/ Completion November 2021
/ Project value $22M