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Abbotts Creek Community Center / Clark Nexsen

  • 20:00 - 18 September, 2018
  • Curated by Fernanda Castro
Abbotts Creek Community Center / Clark Nexsen
© Mark Herboth Photography
© Mark Herboth Photography

© Jordan Gray and Erika Jolleys © Mark Herboth Photography © Mark Herboth Photography © Mark Herboth Photography + 16

    • Design Architect

      Clark Nexsen
    • Civil and Landscape

      CLH Design
    • MEP

      The Wooten Company
    • Structural Engineer

      LHC Structural Engineers
    • Construction Manager

      Barnhill Contracting Company
    • Client

      City of Raleigh, Raleigh Parks and Recreation Department
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    © Jordan Gray and Erika Jolleys
    © Jordan Gray and Erika Jolleys

    Text description provided by the architects. To serve a rapidly growing area of the city, the Raleigh Parks and Recreation Department partnered with Clark Nexsen design the new, health-focused Abbotts Creek Community Center. The healthy living themed facility houses a high bay gymnasium space with supporting classrooms, fitness spaces, and staff space. Complimentary outdoor athletic and fitness spaces are also included.

    © Mark Herboth Photography
    © Mark Herboth Photography
    Wall Section
    Wall Section

    The bow-trussed gym supports full-size basketball and volleyball courts and offers cross-courts for basketball. Support spaces consist of a multi-purpose room, associated kitchen, storage, office, and classroom to serve tracked-out students who are enrolled in year-round programs in nearby Wake County schools. A studio and fitness center, as well as spaces for staff offices and a lobby, round out the main program elements. The facility also includes shower and locker facilities and is tracking LEED Silver certification.

    © Mark Herboth Photography
    © Mark Herboth Photography
    © Mark Herboth Photography
    © Mark Herboth Photography

    The construction of the building is a structural steel frame with envelope construction consisting of a ground-face CMU veneer and metal panels. The upper level of the gymnasium has insulated fiberglass sandwich panels with a clear insulated vision glass system. The lobby contains curtain wall construction with perforated metal screening. The building orientation maximizes daylighting on the northern and southern façades.

    © Mark Herboth Photography
    © Mark Herboth Photography
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    Abbotts Creek Community Center / Clark Nexsen, © Mark Herboth Photography
    © Mark Herboth Photography

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    Cite: "Abbotts Creek Community Center / Clark Nexsen" 18 Sep 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/901717/abbotts-creek-community-center-clark-nexsen/> ISSN 0719-8884
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    Abbotts Creek 社区中心 / Clark Nexsen

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