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2011 Best IN CLASS
Spice Condominiums

Project Statistics
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Type: MultiFamily-Residential/Condominium
Size: 113,500 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 35,600 (all exterior walls)
Cost: $12 million
Total Construction: Two years
ICF Start-to-Finish Time: 150 days

Construction Team
Owner: PolyCorp
General Contractor: PolyCorp
ICF Installer: PolyCorp
Form Distributor: Arxx Corp.
Architect: Michael Napier Architecture
Engineer: BMR Engineering
ICF System: Arxx-Edge

Fast Facts

  • Consists of 85 condominium units near downtown
  • Multiple angles and dozens of windows
  • Seven stories—two below ground—built entirely with ICFs
  • ICFs reach 73 feet above footings
  • In-floor hydronic heat with concrete/Hambro flooring
  • Construction witnessed by 40,000 vehicles daily



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