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Nk’ Mip Desert Culture Center – Osoyoos, Canada

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Building: Nk’ Mip Desert Culture Centre
Location: Osoyoos, BC VOH, Canada
Architects: DIALOG
Architect in charge: Bruce Haden
Project Architect: Brandy Dunlop
Structural Engineering: Equilibrium Consulting Inc.
Mechanical Engineering: Cobalt Engineering
Electrical Engineering: MCL Engineering
General Contractor: Greyback Construction

AEinterest: Partial submerged building, materials that reflect the surroundings, sustainable usage of surroundings, optimized solar performance, glazing on south and west sides, insulated wall, green roof, 20 to 50% savings on forced air system.

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Written by Marco Munoz

September 10, 2014 at 2:02 pm

Posted in Built

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