Abilities Centre / B+H Architects

Abilities Centre / B+H Architects

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  • Builder:Bondfield
  • Structural:Halcrow Yolles
  • Mechanical / Electrical:Hidi Rae
  • Civil:Sernas Associates
  • Code / Life Safety:Larden Muniak Consulting Inc.
  • Landscape:Cosburn Associates Limited
  • Hardware:Trillium Architectural Products Ltd.
  • Project Management:AECOM Canada Architects Ltd.
  • City:Whitby
  • Country:Canada
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Text description provided by the architects. The Abilities Centre was created with the objective to be a global centre of excellence for practical knowledge and insight into providing recreation, athletic and performing arts facilities for people with varying degrees of abilities and challenges.

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© Toni Hafkenscheid

This complex is a world-class, barrier-free, indoor facility catering to local, national and international sporting events.

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© Toni Hafkenscheid

Its key features include: a field house containing a walking/training track, full-size basketball courts, a fitness facility, sensory therapy room, life skills, art and music programs, and performing arts components.

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© Toni Hafkenscheid

It is a featured venue in the Parapan Games component of Toronto's 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games, an event that B+H Architects had a major role in shaping as the Master Planning and Planning, Design and Compliance consultant for four Pan Am / Parapan Am venues, and the Architect of Record for three venues in addition to The Abilities Centre.

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Address:Whitby, ON, Canada

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Cite: "Abilities Centre / B+H Architects" 11 Aug 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/771560/abilities-centre-b-plus-h-architects> ISSN 0719-8884

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