Collections Storage Facility

DESCRIPTION: Full design and construction services were provided for the adaptive re-use of a big box store to house office space and collections storage for Library and Archives Canada. The facility provides safe, archival quality storage for print materials, newspapers, books, and WW2 and tax records. The multiple occupancy program included three large archival storage spaces; receiving and processing areas; LAN room; technical workstations; and support spaces.

YEAR: 2014

ADDRESS: 555, avenue des Entreprises, Gatineau

CLIENT: Public Services and Procurement Canada

AREA: 14,300 m²