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Vancouver Aquarium

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Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership Architects
location Vancouver
function aquarium
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The Vancouver Aquarium built in1958 was renovated and expanded. The expansion was designed to evoke the flow of water and the wonder of aquatic life. The new two-story aquarium building features a curvilinear architectural design that is clad in sophisticated colour-changing aluminium composite material mimicking fish scales in hues ranging from green to pink. The building provides a signature-element entrance, ticketing/admissions area, café/coffee bar, gift shop, children's area and courtyard. The building houses a new upper-level connecting hub and gallery featuring a 360-degree overhead digital projection of the aquatic world and a 14-foot globe. The building?s lower level features a public program presentation area with amphitheatre-style seating and a changing exhibits gallery.

That is really incredible place) you can feel yourself a kid again)
Dallas, United States 30-Jun-17
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Vancouver Aquarium
Avison Way 845
Project is public!
Opening hours 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
How to get there? #19 Bus to Stanley Park Take the Skytrain to Burrard Station and connect to the #19 bus on West Pender Take the Canada Line or the Seabus to Waterfront and connect to the #19 bus on West Pender
Completion 2014
Floor area/size 17000 m2
Cost € 30000000,-
ArchitectMusson Cattell Mackey Partnership Architects
contractorPCL Constructors Westcoast
supplierAlucobond Europe
Client The Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
Project ID 20939
Latitude/Longitude 49°18'02N 123°07'51W
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