Part 12: Construction of the Centre for Computing and Engineering


Oct. 7, 2003, 12:40pm
Forms for the second floor now reach the north-end.

Oct. 7, 2003, 12:45pm
A panoramic view of the entire site, looking south from Gould at Dalhousie,
showing the second-floor forms and scaffolding.

Oct. 15, 2003, 11:40am
A panoramic view of the entire site, looking east from a parking lot on Church Street.
Scaffolding and forms for the third floor start to be erected.

Oct. 16, 2003, 11:40am
A panoramic view of third-floor scaffolding at Dalhousie, looking South-West.
A third of the second-floor scaffolding has been removed; i.e. the concrete is set.

Oct. 15, 2003, 11:40am
A closeup of the branded hoarding and the third-floor scaffolding and forms.

Oct. 16, 2003, 11:41am
A closeup of the construction crew levelling the scaffolding.

Oct. 29, 2003, 12:45pm
At the South end, the loading dock entrance is visible.

Oct. 29, 2003, 12:46pm
Looking West, the forms for the slanted floor of the 650 seat main auditorium
are visible through the construction.

Oct. 30, 2003, 12:43pm
At the North end, the second floor sets while scaffolding and forms
for the third floor are completed.

Oct. 30, 2003, 12:45pm
Closeup at the South end: the third floor is set, the scaffolding removed
and erected for the fourth floor.

Oct. 29, 2003, 12:40pm
The concrete is pumped to the upper floors by a pumper with a flexible arm.

Oct. 31, 2003, 12:45pm
The concrete for the main pillars
is brought to the form by the blue crane
and poured into the forms via a funnel.

Oct. 31, 2003, 12:45pm
Closeup of the pour for the main pillars using the funnel.

Camera details: 3.2 megapixel Canon S30 SureShot with 3X optical zoom; Av F2.8 - 8.0; Tv 1/1500 - 15 sec; ISO 50 - 800; manual or automatic focus and light-metering capable.

Other Notes: Original photos have a resolution of 1600x1200 pixels. Panoramas are created using Adobe Photoshop to "stitch-together" 2 or more images and then touched-up to fill blank spaces.

Photography and Commentary: Luis Fernandes.