The Peace Arch Gateway Visitors Centre is designed after a First Nations Semiahmoo winter dwelling. When viewed from above, the footprint of the building takes it’s shape from one of B.C.’s Gulf Islands. Features include structural and decorative indigenous forest elements featuring B.C. tree species, mountains and rivers. The project was delivered under a design-build methodology. Unique design build facility, showcasing B.C. wood products that show the best of B.C. to the millions of people who pass through this border crossing each year. Best management practices such as bio-swales, permeable concrete, and a landscaped median were implemented.
Contract Value: $4.6 million
Method of Delivery: Design Build