Marion Gardens
Non-Market Housing

Project Information

Location: Oak Bay, BC

Start: Summer 2005

Completion: Spring 2007

Budget: $24,000,000

Principles Involved:
  • Building Owner: Baptist Housing
  • Contractor: VanMar Constructors
  • Architect: Jensen Group Architects

Contact: Howard Johnson Baptist Housing Suite 125, 6165 Highway 17, Delta, BC, V4K 5B8 Phone: 604-940-1960

Description of Project:

102 Unit Seniors care facility situated on top of a 1 level underground parkade and parkade raft slab assembly:

  • Large Arts and Crafts Style Amenity Area
  • Commercial Kitchen to serve in excess of 300 Residents
  • Extremely challenging geotechnical conditions (some piles are required to support the foundation)
  • Above grade construction is a mix of combustible and non combustible construction

7 Storey- 56 Unit Independent Living facility situated on top of a 1 level underground parkade and pile and caisson foundation system:

  • Rain Screen Stucco Cladding System
  • Complicated sequencing on a site with no laydown area.
  • Extremely challenging geotechnical conditions
  • Pile and Caisson Foundation System
Team Members
  • Art Van Maren (VanMar)
  • Mike Van Hemert (VanMar)
  • Jim Mann & Darrel Jensen, Architects (Jensen Group Architects)