St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church
This 1,981 m2 new church and community centre was constructed on an 11.3-hectare site on the south edge of Hamilton’s growing mountain community. The site has an existing natural watercourse that was enhanced as a unique site feature.
The program for the church includes a nave with capacity for 700 people, narthex, nursery, and baptistry. The community centre includes a banquet hall with capacity for 120 people, a gymnasium and locker area, a multi-purpose hall, a conference room, eleven classrooms, gift shop, A/V room, priest’s residence, and courtyard.
Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Client: St. Mina Coptic Church
Architect: Garwood-Jones & Hanham
Partner-In-Charge: Ross Hanham