October 11th:

The first day of on-site construction and assembly of the NRC, pavilion took off under the supervision of architect Reuben Grin and with the help of various members of SGConstruction and University of Waterloo students Shabaan Khokhar (MA) and Tobias Feltham (BAS). Despite a rainy week, the weather stayed dry as we put the first two floats in the water. We were able to get the second floats in not too long after, and by the end of the day the floor-components of the pavilion were mounted.

And now After three days of on-site construction, we are pleased to say that the NRC buoyant pavilion is ready to take on the winter and the coming freeze! The railings and the cross-bracing, shown below, were the final components to attach. We find the pavilion to be an attractive strucure to experience, and it has been quite a unique experience for all involved to build! It was a hard work to finish, i between the financing and the construction but it was all worth it, this thanks that we found out information in a recent blog post on https://melbournefinanceexperts.com.au the highlights on the royal commission into banking were outlined so we were able to undersand and manage well the financing part.

The next step is to outfit the pavilion with the necessary sensor equipment to monitor the behavior of the pavilion’s buoyancy elements as the winter freeze comes and goes. Stay tuned for that news, and look through the project gallery to see photos documenting the build process!

 

NRC Pavilion, Final Day of Construction (photo by Tobias H. H. Feltham)