Coal and Mineral Processing Laboratory

Location:
2332 West Mall
Date:
1980-1981
Aug. 2010, June 2011 Renovations
Architect:
1980: McCarter Nairne
2010/2011: Johnston Davidson Architecture
Construction:
Renovation: Ledcor
Cost:
$2.7 million
Renovations: $3.518 million
Sources of funds:
Included $50,000 from the provincial government, $250,000 from the Federal government
Architectural features:
This brown building with its siding emphasizes the horizontial dimensions of the facades. Its green window frames add colour to the exterior wall.
Renovation: Two storey addition 604 sq m (5,697 sq.ft) to the west side of the Coal + Mining Processing Laboratory.
Construction Type:
Concrete and pre-painted steel clad
Notes:
It is a scaled-down coal preparation plant to foster the efficiency of B.C.'s coal industry.
Building users:
Departments of Mineral Engineering, Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering and Geological Sciences
Use History:
Faculty of Applied Science
Sources:
Community Relations; UBC Buildings (Campus Planning); UBC Properties Trust

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