Canmore, AB


The Canmore Civic Centre is a two-storey facility that houses the town Municipal offices and the Canmore Museum and Geo-Science Centre. The building has achieved a Silver LEED™ (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification by integrating green building initiatives including site design, massing and orientation, energy modeling, passive solar heating, natural day lighting, energy efficient mechanical and electrical systems, recycled and renewable construction materials. Designed as a joint use facility, the Canmore Museum and Geo-Science Centre shares conference rooms, classrooms, and office/staff facilities with the Civic Centre, including integrated exhibitions in the ‘interior street’, exterior public plaza and public lobby. Innovative and creative display design solutions for permanent exhibitions and displays are integrated with the architectural design.

Client: Town of Canmore
Location: Canmore, AB.
Area: ± 25, 026 ft²
Year of Completion: 2004
Final Budget: ± $4.2 Million