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Pacific Central Station - Façade Restoration

  • Pacific Central Station Restoration
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  • Pacific Central Station Restoration_right side
  • Pacific Central Station Restoration_after-side
  • Pacific Central Station Restoration_after
Location:
Vancouver, BC
Building Structure Type:
Heritage
Owner/Developer:
VIA Rail Canada
Architect:
Thibodeau Architecture Design
Contractor:
Heatherbrae Builders
Number of Storeys:
4

Vancouver’s Pacific Central Station had suffered extensive façade damage due to the original design’s unsuitability to the unique West Coast climate. In 2009, with funding from the federal government, an extensive restoration and rehabilitation project for VIA Rail Canada began. RJC’s Building Science and Restoration team was part of the comprehensive upgrading of the damaged historic building envelope. In collaboration with Donald Luxton and Associates heritage consultant and Thibodeau Architecture Design, RJC helped assess the façade, plan the scope of work based upon the deficiencies discovered, developed contract documents and provided field services during construction.

  • Vancouver Heritage Award of Merit  |  City of Vancouver  2013
  • National Cornerstone Award for Building Heritage; Infill category  |  Heritage Canada Foundation  |  2013