Terri Meyer Boake BES BArch MArch LEED AP
Associate Professor :: Associate Director :: School of Architecture :: University of Waterloo

Waiward Steel Offices

Workun Garrick & Associates Inc.

Edmonton, Alberta


Project Information:

Owner: Waiward Steel Fabricators Ltd.
Architect: Workun Garrick & Associates Inc.
Structural Engineer: Duthie, Newby, Weber & Associates
General Contractor: PCL – Maxam, A Joint Venture
CISC Fabricator, Detailer & Erector: Waiward Steel Fabricators Ltd.

Recipient of the 2001 CISC Alberta Region Award in the Architectural Category

Project Images:

View of front of building.
Entrance with bent steel plate canopy.

Tubular steel trusses on exterior of building.
Detail of attachment of steel trusses.

Steel reception desk.
Front entrance with stair to third floor offices.
Tubular steel trusses in the lobby support bent steel wide flange section beams which in turn support steel roof deck.
Bent plate "ceiling" over interior of entrance.
Steel trusses form the side supports of the bridges that cross the lobby.
View across the pedestrian bridge showing glass railing and connections.
View down towards bridge from upper floor.
View of top of steel plate above entrance.
View up steel truss inside of front wall of entrance. Detail of welded connection for steel truss.
Support under main lobby stair. The stringer for the main lobby stair is cute from a solid steel plate, approximately 2" thick.
View up to main lobby ceiling.
Details of vertical to horizontal portion of box truss.

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These images are for educational use only and may not be reproduced commercially without written permission. tboake@sympatico.ca

Updated April 14, 2006