Central Middle School

MERIT AWARD FOR EDUCATIONAL

This school is located close to the City of Victoria’s downtown core where its prominent location has a commanding view of the City. The building was renovated and seismically upgraded to respond to today’s educational needs and technologies using current building standards. The facility was upgraded to become a designated educational facility in the neighbourhood and to attract families living in the downtown area. As a large school complex, this remodelled facility is welcomed by community and its neighbourhood. An envelope upgrade was a major component of the building’s sustainable design. All windows were replaced with low “e” double-glazed thermally broken windows. Colourful insulated panels replaced unwanted glazing making the building more energy efficient. Sustainable building material such as concrete for seismic upgrade, linoleum for new flooring, and bringing natural light in throughout the building help to create a delightful environment for learning.

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Victoria Real Estate Board

3035 Nanaimo Street, Victoria, BC, V8T 4W2
Tel: (250) 385-7766 Fax: (250) 385-8773
Email: commercial@vreb.org

Historically speaking

The Commercial Building Awards were started in 1991 by a group of REALTORS® who were concerned that commercial development within the Greater Victoria area was not receiving the recognition it deserved.

The Commercial Building Awards competition is recognized among architects, builders and developers and the real estate community as a prestigious event dedicated to the advancement of excellence in construction and design. Because of its success, the Victoria Commercial Building Awards program is now being emulated by various real estate boards throughout BC and across Canada.

The Commercial Division of the Victoria Real Estate Board is dedicated to advancement in quality developments and to encouraging a better environment within our community and is proud to sponsor this annual competition.

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