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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Vancouver Aquarium Mimics Aquatic World With Colorful Alucobond

The Vancouver Aquarium Expansion, British Columbia, Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership, Keith Panel Systems, Alucobond ACM, Photography by Ema Peter Photo by Ema Peter

Project Name: The Vancouver Aquarium Expansion
Project Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond Spectra Sakura and Custom River Zinc Metallic
Architect: Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership (MCMP)
Fabricator: Keith Panel Systems Co. Ltd.
General Contractor: PCL Constructors Westcoast, Inc.
Photography: Ema Peter and Keith Panel Systems Co. Ltd.
The Vancouver Aquarium’s $45-million renovation and expansion was unveiled in June 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia’s Stanley Park as the most significant expansion in the 58-year history of Canada’s largest marine science center. Designed to evoke the flow of water and the wonder of aquatic life, the new two-story 55,000 square-foot aquarium building features a curvilinear architectural design that is clad in sophisticated color-changing aluminum composite material (ACM) mimicking fish scales in hues ranging from green to pink. (more…)