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The Creekside Community Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The Creekside Community Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, served as a media and administrative center for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and was turned over to the Vancouver community to provide a lasting recreation legacy to the city.

Walter Francl Architecture Inc., Vancouver, in conjunction with Nick Milkovich Architects, Vancouver, provided the design for the project. The design team was challenged to create a building that exemplified the city's commitment to sustainable design. As Canada's first LEED Platinum community center, the facility incorporates various sustainable strategies and state-of-the-art mechanical and electrical systems.

Approximately 20,000 square feet of RHEINZINK 1.2-mm, 18-gauge Reveal Panels from RHEINZINK America Inc., Woburn, Mass., clad the façade of the structure located on Vancouver's False Creek waterfront. The exterior cladding utilizes a unique mix of curtain wall glazing and RHEINZINK. The 45,000-squarefoot facility includes a full-size gymnasium, fitness center, childcare center, restaurant, boating center and multipurpose rooms.

The RHEINZINK fabricator was Mercury Metals Ltd., Delta, British Columbia, and the installer was Compass Cladding Inc., Aldergrove, British Columbia.

RHEINZINK America Inc., www.rheinzink.com