The use of mass timber was a natural progression from the traditional timber framing used within the barn and Phase I addition. Root Architecture Inc. wanted to continue using exposed wood to fit with the aesthetic goals of the project, and to provide a more sustainable approach to the structural frame.
Green Gables Visitor Centre
The Paul Reynolds Community Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, is no ordinary recreation centre for the region. Featuring a six-lane lap pool, leisure pool, water slides, 622 sq. m [6,700-square feet] gymnasium, a daycare and seniors’ area – each 140 sq. m [1,500-square feet], an outdoor playground and other multi-use spaces.
Paul Reynolds Commuity Centre
The Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre is a non-profit public educational centre located on the banks of the Manuels River, Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador. This 13000 ft2 state-of-the-art interpretation centre showcases internationally-recognized fossils and serves as a tourist attraction and economic driver within the community and neighboring areas.