Old Auditorium UBC Renew

Project Snapshot

Project Sponsor: UBC/Province of BC
Project Size: 29,971 ft2
Budget: $21.542 million
Occupancy: May 2010
Project Manager: UBC Project Services
Architect: The Colborne Architectural Group
Construction Manager: Ledcor Special Projects

Project Summary

The 580-seat Auditorium complements the Chan Centre by offering an intimate experience of a mid-sized European opera house. The facility will continue to serve as the home of the renowned Voice & Opera Division and will take its place on campus as a sister theatre to a world-class Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Completed “to the studs” renovation of an existing 1925 theatre. Upgrades included seismic reinforcing of the original structure, complete mechanical and electrical upgrades, and the introduction of state of the art theatre equipment and lighting systems.

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