Kerry Vickar Centre
Prime Consulting, Architecture, Interior Design, Construction Contract Administration
Located in the heart of Melfort, Kerry Vickar Centre provides the City of Melfort with a contemporary facility to host a variety of community events including concerts, recitals, festivals, tournaments, weddings, and tradeshows. aodbt worked closely with the City and community members throughout the design to ensure it met the needs of stakeholders, offered the flexibility of a modern community centre, and brought value to the City of Melfort.
The Centre features an art gallery, multi-purpose rooms, a Performing Arts Theatre, a gymnasium, athletic facilities, and a large central gathering space. When athletic and performing arts events are not taking place, the facility offers full conference centre capabilities. The theatre space is designed to be used in multiple configurations. The tiered seating can be arranged for conferences, weddings and dinner theatres in addition to a typical assembly seating arrangement. This flexibility has proven to be very popular with the community. The exterior of the building welcomes visitors with a community BBQ patio and an outdoor stage area.
The building has incorporated a number of sustainable design components.