Mountain Equipment Co-op
2013-2015/Vancouver (British Columbia)/10 152 m2/109 275 ft2
The Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) head office is located southwest of downtown Vancouver. A flagship building for the cooperative, it is composed of a wood structure and expansive windows, and can accommodate 375 employees. The 10,152 sq.m. building has two intersecting wings, one of 4 storeys and the other of 3 storeys, with a roof terrace. The building includes administrative offices, a call centre, a sewing room, a laboratory equipped with a fume hood to test products, a photo lab, a server room and employee recreational areas.