Exteriors

InsideOut has designed a variety of building types ranging from light industrial buildings, office buildings, to school and hospital facilities.

Leiser Building
Victoria, BC
Construction Cost $3.8 million
Completion 2006/2007
Conversion and seismic upgrade (centre ‘X’ bracing) of two heritage buildings in Victoria, BC. Includes retail at street level and 32 loft style apartments above.

Blue Heron Clubhouse
Victoria, BC
Construction Cost estimated at $250,000 in 2006
New field and clubhouse in North Saanich, BC for non-profit soccer organization.

Harbowy Building
Duncan, BC
Construction Cost estimated at $2.2 million in 2006
Concepts for developer’s office building in Duncan, BC.

Marion Hall, Shawnigan Lake School
Shawnigan Lake, BC
Construction Cost $3.7 million
Completed 2002
A 500-seat Dining Hall and Food Services facility. Includes extensive use of local timber and etched concrete floors. The Shawnigan Lake School ‘vernacular style” was followed.
An interior view is shown on the Interiors page.

CRD Water Department, View Royal
Victoria, BC
Construction Cost $3.3 million
Completed 2002
Integration of programs for Operations Centre including Offices, Water Quality Laboratory, and Waterworks and Fleet Services Shops. Post-disaster structural building design.

1030 on Yates
Victoria, B.C.
Estimated Construction Cost $4.5 million
Completed 2004
A 46 unit condominium project incorporating several “green” features such as stormwater retention for irrigation, roof garden, full solar screening and “accessible” units. Compact size of units – 600 sq. ft. to 700 sq. ft. with two storey penthouses.

Strathcona House, Shawnigan Lake School
Shawnigan Lake, BC
Estimated Construction Cost $3.5 million
Completion 2007
One of four 54 bed student dormitories in the Shawnigan Lake School “vernacular” style.”

Fort St. John Hospital,
Fort St. John, BC
Construction Cost $7 million
Completion 2001, 2002 and 2006
Sometimes the only design solution to a planning problem is on the roof! In this instance, the new Heliport at the hospital had grade level restraints for a Helicopter flight path. Part of a $7 million planning and retrofit project.

Victoria Sobering and Assessment Centre
Victoria, BC
Budget $1.3 million
Completed 2004
First of a kind centre for twenty “street” alcoholic and other substance abusers where voluntary overnight accommodation is provided, as well as a day time drop-in centre. A special feature is a pet shelter for overnight clients’ pets.