The Electronic Arts Project
Owner: Electronic Arts Canada
Construction Manager: PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc.
Architect: Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership
Mechanical Contractor: Fred Welsh Ltd.
Sheet Metal:Apollo Sheet Metal LTD.
Insulation (Pipe & Duct): Aarc-West Mechanical Insulation Inc.
Controls (DDC): ESC Automation
Sprinklers: Simplex Grinnell
The Electronic Arts, Canada Campus was constructed in 3 phases.
Phase I comprised of 218,960 sqft office space with 149,400 sqft of underground parking for 369 cars.
Phase II was construction of a 204,000 sqft 3 1⁄2 level underground parkade which is located under the soccer field.
Phase III included a 176,000 sqft five storey office building with multilevel landscaped plazas, a gymnasium, open-plan work areas with 16 foot ceilings, a glass atrium “street” to connect departments, and a 38,500 sqft motion capture studio with a green roof.
The entire office facility utilized a raised computer floor which facilitated distribution of mechanical systems. Phase III mechanical systems comprised of: central chiller and boiler plant; separate heat pump system with closed circuit coolers serving server/ data/ electrical rooms; in-slab radiant heating/ cooling through-out; fan coil systems dedicated for audio and video studios.