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South Surrey Ice Arena Surrey, BC

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This community Ice Arena was designed through a process of multiple design charrettes with participation of all stakeholders and future users. The arena boasts an Olympic size Ice Surface and seating for 1,200 with amenities including: lounges, meeting rooms, exercise room, concession stand and all support functions. The project, including required site development, was completed within the scheduled time and below the estimated budget.

With this project LTA pioneered the very first use of ‘Parallam’ in a large-scale structural application (50m x 64m engineered wood roof structure). In tendering with alternative steel structures, the lowest bid for this wood structure was $264,000 (25%) less than the lowest steel bid.

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  • Client:City of Surrey
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  • Status:Completed 1993
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South Surrey Ice Arena

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South Surrey Ice Arena

Surrey, BC

This community Ice Arena was designed through a process of multiple design charrettes with participation of all stakeholders and future users. The arena boasts an Olympic size Ice Surface and seating for 1,200 with amenities including: lounges, meeting rooms, exercise room, concession stand and all support functions. The project, including required site development, was completed within the scheduled time and below the estimated budget.

With this project LTA pioneered the very first use of ‘Parallam’ in a large-scale structural application (50m x 64m engineered wood roof structure). In tendering with alternative steel structures, the lowest bid for this wood structure was $264,000 (25%) less than the lowest steel bid.

Details

  • Client City of Surrey
  • Status Completed 1993

Program

  • Olympic size ice surface with seating for 1,200 and amenities including lounges, meeting rooms, exercise room, concession and all support functions.

Features

  • Parallam allows higher air humidity than steel before condensation and dripping on ice occurs.

    Wood provides better acoustical characteristics and performance, which results in lower costs of acoustical treatment.

    The facility is often used for special events and filming due to its architectural quality and natural lighting.

Awards

  • Recreation Commission of BC Municipalities - Award of Excellence
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