Montréal Île Sainte-Hélène: Biosphère of Environment Canada

by admin on November 5, 2012

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Montréal – Île Sainte-Hélène: Biosphère of Atmosphere Canada
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The Biosphère of Environment Canada, positioned in Parc Jean-Drapeau on Île Sainte-Hélène, was originally the pavillion of the United States for the 1967 World Fair Expo. In contrast to numerous Buckminster Fuller squat half domes, the United States Pavilion was a 3/four sphere set amidst a park-like setting. The structure was purchased by Environment Canada in 1980, and since 1995 it has operated as an interactive museum showcasing and exploring the water ecosystems of the Fantastic Lakes-Saint Lawrence River regions. The museum features a set of enclosed building created by Éric Gauthier, inside the original steel skeleton.

The constructing initially formed an enclosed structure of steel and acrylic cells, 76 metres in diameter and 62 metres higher. A complicated program of shades was utilized to handle the internal temperature. The architects for the interior exhibition space were from Golden Metak Productions. Visitors had access to 4 significant theme platforms divided into seven levels. The building integrated a 37-metre-long escalator, the longest ever built at the time.

California State Trooper, Texas Ranger, Environment Canada Game Officer…
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Montréal – Île Sainte-Hélène: Biosphère of Environment Canada
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Image by wallyg
The Biosphère of Environment Canada, positioned in Parc Jean-Drapeau on Île Sainte-Hélène, was initially the pavillion of the United States for the 1967 World Fair Expo. As opposed to numerous Buckminster Fuller squat half domes, the United States Pavilion was a three/4 sphere set amidst a park-like setting. The structure was purchased by Environment Canada in 1980, and considering that 1995 it has operated as an interactive museum showcasing and exploring the water ecosystems of the Fantastic Lakes-Saint Lawrence River regions. The museum attributes a set of enclosed building made by Éric Gauthier, inside the original steel skeleton.

The developing originally formed an enclosed structure of steel and acrylic cells, 76 metres in diameter and 62 metres higher. A complicated method of shades was utilised to control the internal temperature. The architects for the interior exhibition space had been from Golden Metak Productions. Visitors had access to 4 large theme platforms divided into seven levels. The constructing integrated a 37-metre-extended escalator, the longest ever built at the time.

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