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Kinnear Centre for Creativity and Innovation

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Banff, AB
Building Structure Type:
Post Secondary; Library
Banff Centre
Diamond Schmitt Architects; Gibbs Gage Architects
Bird Construction
Number of Storeys:
85,000 sq.ft.
Practice areas
The Kinnear Centre is now the physical and intellectual core of The Banff Centre campus. Featuring over 21,000 sq. ft. of classroom, performance, meeting, and learning spaces, the new Centre is home to the Paul D. Fleck Library & Archives, integrating the expertise and resources of the Centre's current library with advanced technologies while showcasing the work of Banff Centre artists. The Kinnear Centre also includes a galleria, an internet café and pub with balconies and patios overlooking the surrounding mountains and a new outdoor performance amphitheatre. Its flexible learning spaces, state-of-the-art audiovisual systems, and generous informal meeting areas draw participants together, sparking new dialogue and collaboration. The Centre is LEED® Gold certified.