One-of-a-Kind Glulam Catenary Roof Shines at Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre
Featuring the longest span timber catenary roof built to date, this project is a multiple international award winner. This facility is equipped to handle both the everyday needs of a growing community as well as international events.
This project boasts the longest span timber catenary roof built to date at 188 feet. Grandview Heights features a 10-lane, 50m Olympic size competition pool, as well as a 10m diving platform, making the facility well equipped to handle both international events, as well as the everyday needs of a thriving community. Douglas Fir Glulam was chosen as the material of choice for being cost-effective and structurally sound, while maintaining a pleasing aesthetic.
Architect; HCMA Architecture + Design
World Architecture Festival
- 2016- Sport (Completed Building)
- 2016 Supreme Award
- 2016 Award for Community or Residential Structures
Association of Consulting Engineering Companies Canada - Schreyer Award
National Council of Structural Engineers Associations, USA - 2016 Excellence in Structural Engineering Award
Association of Consulting Engineering Companies, BC
- 2016 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Engineering Excellence
- 2016 Award of Excellence
Wood WORKS! BC - 2017 Wood Design Award, Engineer
Architizer A+ Awards - 2018 Concepts, Plus- Architecture + Engineering Nominee