Aberdeen Harbour Marine Operations Centre
The new state-of-the-art Marine Operations Centre controls all vessel movements in and out of the busy Harbour from its prominent site within the Footdee Conservation Area. It succeeds the old Navigation Control Centre, built in 1803.The design concept was the interaction of two interlocking forms: solid and light. The solid element - built from precast concrete with white aggregate as a metaphor of a lighthouse - contains the stair, lift and toilet core. The light element contains the main accommodation and has facetted glazing around its perimeter, reflecting the building's stunning setting.
PROJECT: Aberdeen Harbour Marine Operations Centre
LOCATION: Aberdeen Harbour
CLIENT: Aberdeen Harbour Board
ARCHITECT: SMC Parr Architects Ltd
STRUCTURAL ENGINEER: Arch Henderson
SERVICES ENGINEER: KJ Tait
QUANTITY SURVEYOR: Doig & Smith
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