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Municipal District of Peace No. 135 New Administration Building, Berwyn, AB


The Municipal District of Peace No. 135 is a municipal district in northwestern Alberta. The project involved the design and construction of a new administration building for the district located in the village of Berwyn. The building contains a central lobby/reception area, 5 offices including an office for the CAO, a small meeting room that can be turned into a future office if required, a staff room and council chambers. The council chambers is located is located directly adjacent to the main entrance and is highlighted by a vaulted ceiling that is expressed on the exterior of the building, allowing visitors to access the room without going through the rest of the building. Natural light is provided to all occupied spaces through the us of clerestory lighting and vaulted ceilings. The building was designed to be efficient and economical, while allowing the municipality to meet it current and future needs.