Mahone Bay Long Term Care Facility

Architecture49 Inc.
Year Completed:
2023 (Projected)

Projected to be completed in 2023 with our partners at Architecture49 and the MacLeod Group, BMR was the lead structural consultant on this 87,000 square foot, 96 bed replacement long-term care facility in the historic town of Mahone Bay, NS. The new, three-story facility was designed to meet the latest practices for infection control and dementia-friendly care and includes three care wings per floor, large community space, and outdoor patios & gardens. The building structure consists of two levels of reinforced concrete, two-way concrete slabs on a reinforced concrete foundation system. The upper penthouse and roof levels are constructed of structural steel framing systems supported on the concrete structure below. BMR’s services included design engineering from schematic to construction document phases as well as construction administration services from tender to project close-out.

Key Points

  • 96-bed long term care facility designed to latest infection control standards
  • Carefully coordinated combination of reinforced concrete and structural steel building frames