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University of British Columbia

“Beaty” Biodiversity Centre

Vancouver , BC
Beaty Biodiversity Centre

 

 

"Beaty” Biodiversity Centre SPECIMEN CABINETS
"Beaty” Biodiversity Centre BUILDING EXTERIOR

University of British Columbia

“Beaty” Biodiversity Centre

Vancouver , BC

Project Highlights:
The project highlighted here is a Customized Storage Systems for presentation and preservation of natural specimens - designed to create a symbiotic environment to function concurrently as a museum and a research center.

This high profile, extremely challenging project, was executed flawlessly from start to finish. The entire project was on time and on budget, to the delight of the University, GC, end-users (researchers and students) and all contributing parties.

 

“Beaty” Biodiversity Centre
The Project by the Numbers

  • Produced 1,248 storage cabinets – of which there are 6 types and 7 sizes
  • Shipped 71,639 items of varying shapes and sizes and 32 trailer loads of product from Ontario to British Columbia
  • Successfully coordinated 1,100 manufacturing Work Orders
  • 458 components/assemblies created from scratch
  • Nelson met the $3.2 million dollar project budget
  • Required 12 months of design, prototyping, production and installation activity
  • 5 months of dedicated on-site installation
  • Met 100% of their rigid scheduling commitments
  • 100% recyclable metal was used to make the custom cabinetry
Beaty Biodiversity Centre
Beaty Biodiversity Centre

 

 

 

 

Beaty Biodiversity Centre

The Beaty Biodiversity Museum IS available for schools, children’s programs, adults, families, and more!

The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is home to Canada’s largest blue whale skeleton, a magnificent specimen that illustrates the interconnectedness of all living things. UBC is a research powerhouse. THEY consistently rank as one of the world’s top research universities across many fields.