Doug Barnes Cabin Expansion


MR Engineering provided multi-disciplinary engineering package for a ski resort which operates a cross country sking club as well supports winter activities. The facility is located in Thickwood, at the beginning of the Birchwood Trails and is also funded by the municipality of Wood Buffalo.

The key challenges for the project were to ensure a smooth blending of the new building with the existing cabin, adjacent Birchwood Garage and the local environment.

Civil package included grading plan & mechanical site plan, structural included foundation plan/detail, exterior/interior wall framing & roof truss layout.

Electrical package included electrical site plan, lighting plan/schedule, single line diagram, power/auxiliary plan, fire alarm detail & panel schedule.

Mechanical schedule included building water distribution system, heating/ventilation (HVAC) plan, sanitary/plumbing plan & flow diagram.

Project Location:
Fort McMurray, AB

Civil, Structural, Electrical, Mechanical