Case Studies

medicine tree manor

Concrete and cinder-block free elevator shaft solution
Medicine Tree Manor Case Study

A Seniors Living Facility featuring 100 residential suites, comprised of studio, one bedroom and two bedroom configurations that range from 285 to 785 sq. ft. The development design includes extensive amenities including, lounge, dining room, library and recreation areas for residents to enjoy.

the challenges

Construct a safe, accessible building and eliminate risk of lengthy construction delays.

  • To ensure accessibility the building design required construction and installation of three elevator shafts.
  • By using traditional building materials, such as Concrete and cinder-block, the project would take 4-6 weeks to complete.


medicine tree manor SHLD Building systems

the solution

Reduce installation times and construction delays by using SHLD’s Elevator Shaft Building System as the alternative to traditional building materials.

SHLD Elevator Shaft Building System
SHLD Elevator Shaft Building System
SHLD Elevator Shaft Building System

the results

Each manufactured in a climate-controlled facility to avoid weather delays.


concrete and cinder block free

A completely cinder block and concrete-free solution!

days to complete installation

SHLD’s panelized systems made it possible to fully install 3 shafts in 10 hours!


reduced labour requirements


Pre-engineering systems reduced on-site trade requirements and eliminated the need for cement masons.


no extra equipment requirements


The systems eliminate a need for additional equiptment, such as scaffolding and mixers.

significant savings on time and cost


The simplified design delivered an efficient installtion solution, resulting in impressive savings.