210 Gorge Rd Development

Victoria Cool Aid Society - BC Housing

Client: Number Ten Architectural Group
Role: Sub-Consultant
Duration: Aug 2020 - Nov 2022
Area: 3, 488 sqm [37,550 sqft]
Discipline: Fire Suppression - Plumbing - HVAC
Contractor: Knappett Projects

210 Gorge Road Development is a five (5) storey combination low-income and supportive living residential facility. The building has a total of 72 suites made up of Studio, One Bedroom, and Two Bedroom layouts. In addition to the studio the building has common lounge, shared community kitchenette, laundry room, community meeting room, and staff office spaces. Main floor parking and multiple bicycle storage rooms provide for tenant parking and a designated area for mobility scooter parking and charging caters to those with restricted mobility. A community garden on the exterior promotes a sense of community and allows occupants to grow their own sustainable produce. The mechanical systems include a central heat recovery HRV for ventilation and a central high efficiency domestic hot water system.