MEC’s new location will replace its current store at 130 West Broadway, which the Vancouver-based retailer has occupied since 1995. The building will include a 45,000 square foot retail store on two levels, with office space on the third floor, which will include a mix of MEC and sublease spaces as well as a community space. Working alongside Proscenium Architecture + Interiors Inc., the design embodies MEC’s signature green building form and seeks to contribute to sustainable urban development in South-East False Creek. The development targets a LEED Gold certification.
The below grade parkade structure consists of cast in place concrete walls and slabs. Above this the structure primarily consists of glulam post and beam frames supporting CLT floor and roof panels with steel braced frames at the stair cores and central atrium to provide the lateral structure.
Representatives from Fast + Epp will provide a brief overview of the structure followed by a site tour.
Wednesday, February 13
Check-in: 3:15 pm
Tour: 3:30 pm
MEC Construction Site
Meet at south-west corner (111 East 2nd Ave, Vancouver)