Terri Meyer Boake BES BArch MArch LEED AP
Associate Professor :: Associate Director :: School of Architecture :: University of Waterloo

Salt Palace

Salt Lake City, Utah


Project Images:

Entrance to the Salt Palace.
Access ramp.

View into entry pavilion.
The cylindrical shape is formed with a combination of rectangular and round HSS shapes.

Chimes surroundthe base of the pavilion.
Some of the curved HSS shapes have used a very tight radius.
Clusters of round HSS members are used to form the tree-like columns.
Each column is surmounted by a skylight.
A flat circular plate forms the intersection between the larger columns and more numerous tree branches
View to the ceiling.
The convention center was being used as a film set to replicate an airport in the film "Unaccompanied Minors".
Close up detail of the truss connections.
Other entrance to the Convention Centre.
Steel is used to form a canopy at the drop off location.
A similar tubular entry vestibule is used at the parking garage entrance.
Triangular HSS columns are used as radial supports.
View up into the height of the parking garage pedestrian entrance.
Triangular HSS trusses are used to span across the space.
Detail of the connection between the triangular truss and the column.
Curved triangulated HSS trusses create the change in height between the halls and the top of the clerestory.
Detail of the top of the curved trusses.
Exterior detail.


These images are for educational use only and may not be reproduced commercially without written permission. tboake@sympatico.ca

Updated May 14, 2006