Instructional Resource Centre

2194 Health Science Mall
Original construction -- 1972
Addition (Lecture Theatre) -- 1978
Thompson, Berwick & Pratt
$3.75 million
Sources of funds:
Half of the cost came from a $4.2 million gift from P.A. Woodward, the other half from matching funds from Federal Health Resource Fund.
Architectural features:
This is a five-storey building with heavy usage of in-situ reinforced concrete in bold forms, relived by orange coloured panels.
Construction Type:
The IRC is heavily used for conferences and evening public lectures and is linked to the Woodward library, Detwiller Pavilion, Koerner Pavilion and Purdy Pavilion. This was previously named as P.A. Woodward Instructional Resource Centre. The centre contains large teaching facilities, such as a 500-seat auditorium, several 100 to 125-seat lecture halls, thirty seminar rooms and a television and audio-visual area deep in the central core of the structure, as well as the administrative offices for Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Medicine, and Rehabilitation Medicine.
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