Mountain Equipment Co-op – or MEC – as the company has effectively rebranded itself, is an environmental pioneer in all it does as an outdoor adventure brand. Thus, when it came time to expand the building footprint of its existing shipping and receiving headquarters, the design team’s adherence to strict green building techniques was valued as highly as their attention to operational efficiency or long-term maintenance costs.
- LocationSurrey, BC
- ClientMountain Equipment Co-op
- ArchitectBunting Coady Architects
- Size110,000 ft² (10,219 m²)
- BudgetC$18 million