Terri Meyer Boake B.E.S. B.Arch. M.Arch.
Associate Professor School of Architecture University of Waterloo

Image Gallery:

Anthropology Museum UBC

Arthur Erickson Architect

Vancouver, British Columbia


About the building:

The Anthropology Museum at UBC houses many aboriginal artifacts from the British Columbia area. The main exhibit space was specially designed to display a magnificent array of totem poles.

Side view of main totem gallery.
Close up of glazing and concrete piers.
Partial rear elevation of the main gallery.
Butt silicone glazed wall at main gallery.

View from the front entrance towards main gallery at rear.
Skylighting along sides of gallery to illuminate smaller sculptures.
Main gallery space.
View from main gallery towards rear of property.
View up into linear skylights over main gallery.
View of exhibit lighting. Clerestories are used to provide daylight for many of the exhibits. Not much consideration seems to be given for UV control...

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last updated March 8, 2008