Location:              Lake Babine Nation, Burns Lake, BC
Completed:          2019
Building area:     431sm (4,628sft)

The Carrier Sekani Family Services Safe House will be located on the Lake Babine Nation’s Reserve in Burns Lake, BC. This home we are currently designing will serve as a temporary residence for families that are victims of domestic abuse. The facility will be a 7 room facility with a capacity of 21 beds. An administration office and communal kitchen and living room on the main floor will front a south facing outdoor play and gathering area. Multi-purpose space upstairs will be used for Counselling and an indoor play are. It will be designed to meet Passive House requirements and outfitted with service rough in to meet Net Zero requirements.

Carrier Sekani Family Services

Design Team
Alfred Waugh (Architect in Charge), Monika Kolon 

Structural Engineer:       Equilibrium Consulting
Mechanical Engineer:    Alberto Bicol Consulting Inc.
Electrical Engineer:        McElhanney Consulting Services
Civil Engineer:                  Opus