Public Health Sudbury and Districts

Project Type
health-care offices
Project Size
Completion Date
Sudbury, Ontario

The interior renovation of the Public Health Sudbury & District focused on the modernization of the workplace. This was achieved by introducing open office work environments complete with hoteling stations, phone booths, collaborative zones, meeting rooms, cafés, central copy stations and centralized storage rooms composed of High-Density Mobile Storage. Strategic Phasing was required for construction to maintain continuous operation of clinic services.

Key Features

Health Standards
CSA health standards were incorporated throughout the design. Infectious disease control was considered in materiality selection. Unique HVAC and electrical requirements were developed for program specific requirements including an isolation room with negative pressure, a dental exam room, sterilization room, and fridge / vaccine room.
Public and Private Workspaces
The transition to a largely open work environment and its implications were considered, particularly access to daylighting, acoustics, collaborative and private work environments.
Public and private workspaces were delineated to allow for security control.

Services Rendered


  • Modernize PHSD
  • Creation of a flexible and open work environment
  • Creation of distinct public and private zones
  • Continuous clinic operations


  • Careful consideration of neighbouring work environments and adjoining spaces
  • Creation of private and collaborative work environments
  • Phased construction allowed for the clinic to remain in service for the duration of construction.

Work photography by Gerry Kingsley

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