Djavad Mowafaghian Child Care Centre - Jason Packer, Recollective Consulting
4500 Oak Street Vancouver, British Columbia
The Djavad Mowafaghian Child Care Centre is located on the campus of the Children’s and Women’s Health Care Centre at 4500 Oak Street Vancouver. Funded through a generous donation by the Djavad Mowafaghian Foundation, the Centre provides space for 49 children infants, toddlers and preschoolers with indoor and outdoor play, quiet time, offices, a small kitchen, and a staff lounge. Leased to the YMCA as a third party operator, the Child Care Centre has direct access to outdoor play areas and drop-off staging areas for parents. The one-storey 684 m2 building is nestled into a grass covered berm on a previously developed site. The building has a number of sustainable features and is targeting LEED® Gold certification.