Part 14: Construction of the Centre for Computing and Engineering


Dec. 3, 2003, 12:40pm
The sloping floor of the main auditorium is better visible in this picture.

Dec. 3, 2003, 12:45pm
The third floor is completed; steel railings and brackets
are bolted to the exterior at the 2nd floor. The forms for the 4th floor
are in place as the forms for the roof advance forward.

Dec. 8, 2003, 8:15pm
A night shot looking south, down the Church St. sidewalk enclosed by the hoarding.

Dec. 12, 2003, 12:45pm
Railings (primary support and secondary) are attached to the south east exterior
of the building; interior brick wall of the loading dock is completed.
Work on HVAC (heating, ventilation, air-conditioning) ducting continues.

Dec. 12, 2003, 12:46pm
A view looking north-west from Dalhousie at the loading-dock entrance.
Plastic sheeting encloses the fourth-floor to control the temperature of the drying concrete.
The primary and secondary railings attached to the exterior are visible better.

Dec. 12, 2003, 12:50pm
The forms advance the last few feet to complete the roof of the building.

Dec. 17, 2003, 12:40pm
Delivery of glass panes to the second floor.

Dec. 17, 2003, 12:42pm
A closeup of the primary and secondary railings.

Dec. 17, 2003, 12:43pm
A closeup of the bracket to which the primary railing is attached.

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.