Cultural & Recreational

Regina Minor Football Headquarters

LocationRegina, Saskatchewan

Completion2018

Overview

Regina Minor Football (RMF) partnered with P3A and PCL on a new headquarters at Leibel Field. Designed as a feature building at the Douglas Park complex in Wascana Park, the facility contains offices, locker rooms, an observation deck and a logistics centre. The flexible design accommodates four minor football teams including mixed gender teams as well as the Regina Thunder and other senior teams.

The building presents a tyndall stone base where locker rooms and the equipment room have immediate access to the field. A second storey clad in charcoal-coloured metal crowns the building, establishing a dramatic entrance to the facility.

Saskatchewan Roughrider Football Club

LocationRegina, Saskatchewan

Completion2017

Overview

P3A, in partnership with Populous, designed dynamic football and business operations spaces for the Saskatchewan Roughrider Football Club (SRFC) in new Mosaic Stadium. The project vision was to create state-of-the-art facilities for players, coaches, operations staff and business support staff, and to provide Rider fans with an exceptional retail experience. The space includes multi-purpose meeting rooms, training rooms, team locker room, auditorium, offices, boardroom, jersey shop, and the flagship Rider store. The inspiring spaces pay homage to the team’s history, reflect the passion of Rider Nation, and showcase the Club’s vibrant brand. It is the premier team space in the CFL.

Awards

2018 March/April feature story in Canadian Interiors magazine 
2017 Bronze MASI Design Award

Regina Ladies’ Softball Association

LocationRegina, Saskatchewan

Completion2016

Overview

The two-storey structure built for the Regina Ladies Softball Association is adjacent to the softball fields in Douglas Park. P3A worked with Wascana Centre Authority to ensure the design complemented the surrounding landscape. The building accommodates change rooms, storage areas, a meeting room and an announcer’s booth. The modest form of the structure is a reflection of its utility and function.

Douglas Provincial Park Visitors’ Centre

LocationDouglas Provincial Park, SK

Completion2016

Overview

This Saskatchewan Provincial Park Visitor Reception Centre is quietly situated within the natural landscape of Douglas Provincial Park. The building design incorporates several integrated sustainable design strategies including daylight harvesting, passive ventilation, and the incorporation of mass timber structural elements. A sensitive approach to site planning and exterior cladding materials further minimize the building’s physical impact in the park.

Swift Current Integrated Facility Concept Plan

LocationSwift Current, SK

Completion2013

Overview

P3A, working with community agencies, designed a new shared facility for the City of Swift Current. The first phase developed a site master plan for an integrated facility for culture, recreation, education, health and long term care. Located on the site of the existing Swift Current Hospital, P3A developed a concept plan that located two schools and a long-term care addition with a major recreational complex.

Phase two involved the design of a $125m multi-use recreational facility. The building, connected to the regional hospital, has a wellness centre, an aquatic centre, fieldhouse with indoor turf, fitness facility, art gallery, public library, café, multi-purpose rooms, leasable spaces, and a daycare. Schematic design is complete on this phase and is awaiting funding to proceed.

Regent Place Library

LocationRegina, Saskatchewan

Completion2012

Overview

Regent Place Branch of the Regina Public Library (RPL) relocated to allow for additional programming and a fresh approach. RPL is adapting to reflect the 21st century methodology of flexible learning, with the library functioning as a collaborative public space for the community. 

The branch acts as a community hub and has been designed to include flexible, interconnected spaces that can be combined or separated to suit the needs of the users. Additional windows were added to increase natural light which is amplified through the open space and colour selection.

Prince of Wales Library

LocationRegina, Saskatchewan

Completion2012

Overview

Drawing inspiration from nature, the design for the Prince of Wales Library is based on bringing the outdoors inside; it redefines the library as just a storage place for books into a collaborative space for the community. 

Large windows allow for generous amounts of natural light, a cedar plank ceiling creates natural warmth, and playful acoustic clouds define the children’s area. The exterior stone carries seamlessly into the interior, framing the book alcoves. Library shelving can be moved to modify the space for events, and mobile furnishings allow users to arrange the space to meet their needs.

The Prince of Wales Library set a benchmark in sustainable design for public libraries.

Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame

LocationSwift Current, Saskatchewan

Completion2012

Overview

This interactive venue celebrates the rich hockey heritage of the province and honours those who made outstanding contributions. 

The entrance is evocative of a skating shack, which is how many prairie hockey heroes began their journey. The visitor encounters display cases made from genuine hockey dasher board, a glowing sports desk, display cases, a theatre, a penalty box, interactive games and a hockey stick chandelier. The space was also designed to be flexible, allowing it to transform into unique conference space.

Awards

2013 Premier’s Awards of Excellence in Design; Award of Excellence in Interior Design

Horizon Credit Union Centre

LocationMelville, Saskatchewan

Completion2012

Overview

This recreational facility located in Melville boasts a 1500 seat arena, running track, fitness centre, convention centre, catering kitchen and administrative offices all connected by a striking lobby. Special consideration was made for favourable acoustics in both the arena and multi-purpose room to provide further opportunities for uses of the centre.

Home of the Melville Millionaires and other teams and clubs, the Centre is a hub for the city and surrounding communities. It is a benchmark in Saskatchewan for facilities of this type.

Diefenbaker Building

LocationUniversity of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Completion2010

Overview

Renovations to the Diefenbaker Building involved a complex interior renovation to the existing gallery, multi-purpose room, flex meeting room, back of house support spaces and the archives.

The project also included the addition of a new exterior mechanical room to accommodate new mechanical infrastructure for the gallery spaces as well new electrical infrastructure. The existing interior spaces were refitted with a contemporary interior design that improved functionality and added a timeless aesthetic.

Batoche Visitor Centre

LocationBatoche, Saskatchewan

Completion2010

Overview

The existing building was a significant work of architecture from the 1980’s but it was energy inefficient, did not meet current program requirements or museum standards, and the aesthetic was inconsistent with the values of the Metis people. The challenge was to meet the new building requirements, while maintaining the original heritage value of the facility.

An “additive” approach was undertaken whereby the existing building remained intact, but new elements which addressed the concerns were added. New mechanical and electrical systems as well as building envelope upgrades were integrated without having any impact on the building aesthetics.

Credit Union iPlex

LocationSwift Current, Saskatchewan

Completion2008

Overview

The existing Swift Current arena involved extensive renovations and an expansion. The project increased seating for hockey games and incorporated 10 corporate boxes. Added amenities include six sheets of curling ice complete with change rooms and washroom facilities, a social hall, and an upper level curling viewing area with built in flexibility for multi-purpose use.

The arena also boasts the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame.

RCMP Heritage Centre

LocationRegina, Saskatchewan

Completion2007

Overview

Drawing upon the prairie landscape for inspiration, the RCMP Heritage Centre is a national landmark that celebrates the contributions of the RCMP. Designed in association with the late Arthur Erickson and Nick Milcovich Architects of Vancouver, the facility includes a museum, public programming spaces, gift shop, multi-media theatre and administration offices. 

The design is a signature architectural expression of the iconic RCMP, honouring its past, present and future.

Awards

2007 Premier’s Awards of Excellence in Design; Award of Excellence in Architecture