This design was for an efficient and unique single-storey worship space for the Blood Tribe. The site grade was built up 2.0m to receive the 4,430 SF (412 SM) main floor slab on grade. The slab was insulated for a future in-floor heating system and provided a well lit entry & corridor, a large kitchen, barrier-free washroom facilities and an open ceremonial space. The ceremonial space features segmented exterior walls, a vaulted ceiling, and a centre structural steel column which received the mechanical ducting for a cast iron stove. There are predetermined standing areas along the exterior building face, as well as small, elevated windows.
The exterior main entry features 18” diameter exposed solid wood timber poles and a large accent metal roof cladding. A deep, stepped metal fascia and low slope roof was provided for the common spaces, while the rear ceremonial space has a pitched roof with a vaulted interior ceiling structure. The aluminum doors & windows, cement board siding, asphalt shingles and low slope roof membrane completed the exterior finishes.
BLOOD TRIBE CEREMONIAL BUILDING
Talbera International Technologies Ltd.
Ian Moxon Architect Inc.
MDG Contracting Services
BCB Engineering Ltd.
Sunwise Engineering Ltd.