BLACK BELLOWS BREWING CO. – RESTORATION
Located in Collingwood, Ontario this project involved the complete restoration to the historic automotive and blacksmithing shop. To create the unique combination of new and old we had to tie in new structural elements with existing structure to preserve the original feel while conforming with current building code requirement. Over the course of two years the building was completely restored and the south building addition completed.
TIMELESS MATERIALS – COMMERCIAL RENOVATION
Located in Southampton, Ontario this project involved the complete renovation to an existing construction workshop to create a modern commercial space. To transform the deteriorated building we needed to re-frame the interior of the building, remove existing load bearing walls, and replace the existing flat roof with an engineered truss roof. Inside the building we utilized exposed timber members pay tribute to adjacent reclaimed material supplier .
GREAT LAKES CONCRETE – NEW INDUSTRIAL BUILDING
Located in Saugeen Shores, Ontario this project involved the detailed design and construction review of the new works building for Great Lakes Concrete. The building was constructed to be a combination of an industrial work area and an office / commercial space. This combined structure allows for greater coordinate and integration of their business activities. The design concept utilized large clear spans and open floor space to allow for seamless work areas within this structure.
662 GODERICH STREET – COMMERCIAL RENOVATION
Located in Port Elgin, Ontario this project involved the complete restoration and renovation to the existing historic building located at 662 Goderich Steet. The existing building was converted from a single restaurant to three separate commercial spaces with additional apartment units located on teh second floor. Originally constructed prior to 1900 the building required substantial modifications to achieve conformance with the current building code.
RESIDENTIAL – CUSTOM BUILDS / RENOVATIONS
The Engineering Company Ltd. has been involved in numerous residential projects. These include both renovations to existing structures and detailed design of custom new builds that are beyond the scope of Part 9 of the Ontario Building Code. Our scope of services include detailed design, structural analysis, construction review, and structural condition assessment.
THREE SHEETS BREWING – BUILDING ADDITION
The Engineering Company Ltd. was retained to provide complete structural engineering for the single story building addition that tied into the historic Wismer House building. With various constraints around the limited building envelope the foundation designs needed to facilitate a small construction envelope while providing the maximum build area. Future development on the roof so outside occupancy was also considered in the design.