Powell Place Emergency Shelter for Women, Renovation & Expansion
Client: Bloom Group
Prime Consultant: NSDA Architects
Location: Vancouver, BC
Completion: February 2015
This expansion and renovation project enabled the facility to double its occupancy from having 26 beds to 52 and three new studio apartments were added on the ground floor of the building. The scope of work also included a new entrance, commercial kitchen and an elevator was also installed. An envelope remediation and the roof was replaced was also performed.
Powell Place Emergency Shelter for Women opened in 1977 and was the first women only shelter in downtown Vancouver.