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

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Scotia Dance Centre

Arthur Erickson Architect

Vancouver, British Columbia


About the building:

The Scotia Dance Centre has reused an existing historic Bank of Nova Scotia building on Granville Street (near Yaletown) and renovated it into a modern, energetic centre for the study of the dance arts.

Front elevation.
Side elevation.

Rear corner of building. Rear facade fronts on permanent laneway.
Looking up through the glazed canopy along the side elevation.

Upper portion of front elevation of the building. Unbelievable web of streetcar tracks...
Close up of top front of building. Profiled glass forms the curved front wall. A structural fan shaped glass canopy provides shelter for an outside sitting space on the top floor.
View along the sidewalk at the side elevation of the building.
Looking up through the glazed canopy along the side street. Metal grating is used as a finish at the base of the building in front of the profiled glass.
Corner view of building.
South west corner of building facing onto the Granville Street intersection.
Detail looking up the corner of the building showing profiled glass.
Detail of profiled glass connection at front facade of building.

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last updated May 30, 2005