Mayhem Fastpitch - End of 2019 Season

Mayhem, a women’s senior Fastpitch team that MMP sponsors, had a blast playing in the Provincial tournament last weekend. You all did an amazing job and finished very well. Coach Bob and Paul are looking forward to next year’s season with all of you. Have a great off season, be sure to study and work hard. We'll see you starting in Spring 2020.

Great Canadian Buildings

To celebrate Canada’s 152nd birthday, we’re taking a look at some of the greatest buildings in the country.

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LTCAM Conference CJOB Interview

MMP Architect’s, Robert Wrublowsky was a speaker at last week’s Long Term & Continuing Care Assosication of Manitoba (LTCAM) conference. His presentation caught the attention of CJOB, and was subsequently interviewed on air about his research on Tuesday May 14, 2019.

In the interview Robert speaks about his personal interest in care facilities, and how his journey to become an expert on the subject began. He speaks about how research shows that traditional design models for care homes often increase agitation and decrease quality of life for residents. Fortunately, he explains, that research also shows that there are many ways of addressing these issues through design interventions.

Please find a link below to hear more.

One on One Podcast Interview

MMP Principal Architect, Robert Wrublowsky, was interviewed by Nancy Gregory, formerly of CBC on her new podcast, One on One. The podcast features Nancy interviewing changemakers in business that are making a difference in our communities and improving our daily lives.

In this inaugural episode, Robert talks about the Small House Model, a building system found to be the most successful strategy in providing environments that foster a sense of home, connectedness, and happiness for residents. Robert speaks about his qualifications as a level III EDAC (Evidence-Based Design Accreditation and Certification) practitioner and how his research and knowledge about best case practices in models of care can positively affect our seniors if they could be implemented here in Winnipeg.

One on One podcast will be officially launching in a few weeks. In the mean time please find a link to listen to or download the episode below.

500 Widlake: Project Update

Construction is well underway on MMP’s Widlake housing project. Designed by MMP Architects together with Widlake Properties Inc, the new development will contain 95 affordable housing units geared towards a 55+ tenant. 500 Widlake is located adjacent to a park and within walking distance to grocery and additional amenities in a quiet Transcona neighbourhood.

The 4-storey housing project features one- and two-bedroom residential suites throughout varying in size from 580sf to 766sf. Suite amenities include stainless steel appliances, granite counter-tops, walk-in showers, private and shared patio/balcony areas, a large common activity area, a guest suite, and two central elevators.

500 Widlake is currently conducting property tours and accepting suite applications. More information about the development, with a targeted fall 2019 completion date can be found at http://www.500widlake.com/.


WIDLAKE HOUSING PROJECT TEAM
Principal Architect: Chris Daly
Project Designer: Rex Salanguit
Contract Administration: Charlene Kroll
Senior Technician: Neil Laurel