Engineered Air Offices – Calgary

  • Client Engineered Air,
  • size 81,000 sqft
  • Year 2018
  • Location Calgary, Canada,
  • Industry Manufacturing,
  • NORR has designed the offices of Engineered Air, a manufacturer of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning units, located in Calgary, Canada.

    The Engineered Air Head Office is a four-story building which includes a half-court gymnasium, fitness area, and an underground parkade adjacent to their existing office. The new office development supports existing services on-site, relocates off-site services to a central location, and provides flexibility for future company growth.

    The office is of contemporary design, with its use of glass, spandrel, and metal panels materiality. The entrance area has a unique geometry to provide curb appeal as well as acting as a medium to tie in the large pedestrian canopy that runs parallel to the street and ties in both building entrances.

    Using the concrete structure to its advantage, the façade cantilevers at the second and third levels, creating an integrated pedestrian canopy at the ground level. On the fourth floor, the façade cuts back to provide articulation and a strong dynamic shadow/illumination line to further emphasis these cantilevers.

    Design: NORR
    Photography: Joel Klassen