Youth Drop In Centre - Poplar River First Nation
The Drop-in Centre is a safe space for youth aged 13-29. It offers free Wi-Fi and access to computers, pool table and ping-pong, a lounge area w/ large screen TV and movies, board games and library.
The facility’s shell was pre-fabricated in Winnipeg; shipped in panel sections via winter road to Poplar River with with cladding, windows & doors installed; and assembled on site on a helical pile foundation.
An indigenous artist was commissioned to create the front facade. The artwork is screened on metal panels and installed as the exterior cladding of the building front.
General Contractor: Poplar River First Nation
Prefabricated Building Components: Holz Constructors, Winnipeg, MB
Artist: Kaelan Linklater-Anderson, Morris, MB