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BC Cancer Research Centre

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Identification

BC Cancer Research Centre
139222

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
concrete
postmodernism

Usages

doctor clinic office wet laboratory

Facts

  • One of the largest freestanding cancer research facilities in Canada.
  • The research centre, built on land donated by the Jack Diamond family, will house 600 scientists.
  • Official grand opening was on March 1, 2005.
  • Phase 2 will add 125,000 square feet.
  • The large round windows were inspired by Petri dishes.
  • The 15-storey spiral staircase was designed to resemble the double helix form taken by DNA.

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Location

675 West 10th Avenue
675 West 10th Avenue
V5Z 1L3
Fairview
Vancouver
British Columbia
Canada

Technical Data

196.52 ft
196.52 ft
187.00 ft
15
2002
2005
232
$88,000,000

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