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night view of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

night view of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

This is a conference centre and marine science laboratory facility that built for Ocean Discoveries. Designed by de Hoog & Kierulf, this building not only for conference centre but it also consist of wet and dry laboratories, seminar rooms, offices, and both formal and informal meeting spaces.

It has a scallop shell structure that became the inspiration for the form of the entry and main reception areas. The roof using a heavy timber that formed as a series of stressed-skin plywood and glulam bays with modular components that were precision shop-fabricated, individually trucked to Bamfield, and assembled on site. To enter the building, you must enter through hinge – a compressed space ringed by elliptical glulam columns that separate the foyer from the reception room.

Below are some pictures of this conference centre and marine science laboratory facility.

construction of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

construction of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

corridor of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

corridor of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

entrance of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

entrance of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

floor of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

floor of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

ocean views of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

ocean views of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

pendant lamp of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

pendant lamp of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

roof of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

roof of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

roof structure of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

roof structure of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

Street view of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

Street view of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

structure detail of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

structure detail of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

view from ocean-Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

view from ocean-Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

wall detail of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

wall detail of Conference Centre with Scallop Shell Structure

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