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  7. Ark Encounter / LeRoy Troyer

Ark Encounter / LeRoy Troyer

  • 15:00 - 9 September, 2016
Ark Encounter / LeRoy Troyer
Ark Encounter / LeRoy Troyer, © Answers in Genesis
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      • Client

        Answers in Genesis/Crosswater Canyon
      • Destination Concepts & Development

        Cary Summers & LeRoy Troyer
      • Answers in Genesis

        Patrick Marsh; Exhibits & Theming
      • CarpentryAmish Carpentry Crews from

        Amish Carpentry Crews from IN, OH, PA, IL, KY, TN, GA
      • Project Mechanical/Electrical

        Ron Troyer, P.E. (Troyer Group)
      • Project Structural Engineer

        Jason Hickle, P.E. (Troyer Group)
      • Structural Consultant

        Tamarack Grove Engineering (Bow and Stern of Ark)
      • Colorado Timber Frame

        Heavy timber milling
      • Roofing

        TruCraft
      • Structural Wood Systems

        Glulams
      • More Specs Less Specs
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      From the architect. The one-of-a-kind Ark Encounter project, said to be the largest timber-framed structure in the world, has been completed in Williamstown, KY (40 miles south of Cincinnati, OH).

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      Model
      Model
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      A family-oriented, historically authentic, and environmentally friendly themed attraction, the Ark Encounter is a to-scale replica of the Biblical Noah’s Ark, which market studies suggest will see 1.2 – 2 million visitors annually.  Phase 1 of the Ark Encounter also has a 1,500 person seat restaurant, zip line courses, and a petting zoo.  The project began nearly 7 years ago with the planning and permitting process, now the Ark Encounter officially opened on July 7th, 2016.

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      Section
      Section
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      The Noah’s Ark story is about a man with great faith who built a large ship to hold his family and 2 of every living animal species to spare them from a catastrophic flood.  Today, the life-sized reconstruction is a design feat unlike any other structure, and is a park for all to visit.  

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      Cite: "Ark Encounter / LeRoy Troyer" 09 Sep 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/794940/ark-encounter-leroy-troyer/> ISSN 0719-8884
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