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
- 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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