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    Located in the focal point for recreational boating in Ontario, CAN Beaumaris Antique Boat Emporium creates a unique sense of place by emersing t… Read More
    Located in the focal point for recreational boating in Ontario, CAN Beaumaris Antique Boat Emporium creates a unique sense of place by emersing the visitor into the passionate culture for antique wooden boats. Using locally quarried materials and wooden boat ideology and construction practices, the design encompasses the tradition instilled within the history of Beaumaris. The stone entrance lobby is utilizede to create heirarchy and identify the main entrance from the incoming road. The curved truss system creates a monumental volume within the exhibit, and the sturcture is mimicked on the exterior to identify with the construction techniques used in antique wooden boats. The visitor is then guided down the exsisting, primary datum towards the key node with an outdoor court yard, retail shop, boat service center, resturante, pergala, and final Wet Exhibit. Read Less
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