Piqqusilirivvik: Inuit Cultural Learning Centre
Location: Clyde River, Nunavut, Canada
Architects/Engineers: FSC Architects & Engineers (Now Stantec)
Piqqusilirivvik is an Inuit Cultural Learning Facility, located high above the Arctic Circle. HGC Engineering was responsible for the assessment and solution design of all acoustics, noise and vibration related concerns in this remote northern community gathering place that was built to give young Inuit an opportunity to learn about their language, traditions and way of life using alternative, culturally sensitive approaches.
Acoustical Consulting Services Included:
- Speech Privacy Between classrooms, offices, meeting rooms etc.
- Noise and Vibration Control of Common Spaces
- Control of Reverberation and Interior Acoustics