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Abilities Centre / B+H Architects

  • 11:00 - 11 August, 2015
Abilities Centre / B+H Architects
Abilities Centre / B+H Architects, © Toni Hafkenscheid
© Toni Hafkenscheid

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© Toni Hafkenscheid
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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.

© Toni Hafkenscheid
© Toni Hafkenscheid

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

© Toni Hafkenscheid
© 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.

© Toni Hafkenscheid
© 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.

© Toni Hafkenscheid
© Toni Hafkenscheid

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Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. 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