They’re giving me a rundown of the logistics when it comes to literally feeding an army and the importance of good building design to a good meal.
On one wall is a glass mural with colour-block squares inspired by the stripes and medals on a soldier’s uniform, says Cordeiro.
A second, identical kitchen called Vickers Kitchen was also built nearby on the base.“In our old kitchen we didn’t have a lot of natural light, so some of our staff got really depressed,” says Warrant Officer Ben Sampson, comparing the old kitchen to a dark hangar that was sweltering in the summer, freezing in the winter and about a quarter of the new building’s size.
His cheery disposition is juxtaposed by his intimidating uniform of head-to-toe camo, beret and combat boots as he, along with Del Cordeiro, project manager from ZAS Architects which designed the building with another Canadian firm, Fabriq, takes me on a tour of the facilities.
The military says details of their medical condition will not be disclosed at this time. Paul Wynnyk, commander of the Canadian Army, said in a statement.
Thus in Canada three date and time formats are in common use.Making the base more up to date, pedestrian-friendly and open is what the base is moving toward as part of a master plan to be rolled out over the next few years, replacing old buildings that date back to the Second World War and building new structures that are better suited not only to how soldiers train nowadays but also how they live.