The Leon and Thea Koerner University Centre

Location:
6331 Crescent Road
Date:
Original construction: 1959
Addition 1: 1968
Addition 2: 1987
Renovation: August 2008
Architect:
Original design: Frederick Lasserre
Renovation: Gordon Hlynsky Architects
Construction
Renovation: Syncra Construction Group
Cost:
Renovation: $4,682,000
Sources of funds:
Leon and Thea Koerner
Architectural features:
This is considered as a masterpiece of modern architecture and originally designed by Frederick Lasserre, first Director of the UBC School of Architecture.
Construction Type:
Concrete
Notes:
This facility was originally the Faculty Club, and re-opened in 1999. It is for both the university and the external community, and is open to public. It can be rented for everything from academic meetings to receptions and weddings.
Sources:
Public Affairs media releases database; UBC Properties Trust

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