Alberni District Secondary School
The new school is designed for 1,200 students in a two storey, 16,769 m2 building. The project is registered with the Canadian Green Building Council and is designed to achieve a LEED Gold status. The project will treat storm water using bioswales and enhancing an existing wetlands, use a combination of radiant slab heating and heat recovery ventilation systems and feature wood column “trees” in the central multi-purpose hall. The project is located on Roger Street adjacent to community sports fields and recreational facilities. The project includes several enhancements such as a community theatre, neighbourhood of learning spaces and an artificial turf soccer field to allow for year round use.