Owner: Windsor-Essex Children’s Aide Society
Location: Windsor, Ontario
Size: 74,700 sf
This new 74,700 square-foot facility is situated adjacent to an active riverfront at the edge of the historic Walkerville neighborhood of Windsor. The building draws on the history of its surroundings to inform various elements of its design. This results in a synthesis of modern aesthetics and sensibilities while respecting the heritage characteristic of its surroundings.
The facility was designed for a staff of 275, to be expanded to 300+ as well as a client wing on the first floor to service Essex County. Access to the various areas of the facility is fully controlled by way of electronic entry systems into all areas. Facilities include: group rooms for teaching, meeting rooms, offices and staff training areas. Public facilities include: reception/lounge area; interview and evaluation rooms; medical exam room; a family training facility and children’s play area and outdoor playground.