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Tracy Aviary Guest Services Building Offers New Entrance to SLC Park

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Courtesy of ajc architects
The facility serves as a new entry to the Liberty Park and the point at which the visitor experience begins.
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2012 Award of Merit

Small Project (Under $10 Million) Category

Tracy Aviary Guest Services and Education Building

Salt Lake City

The new 10,000-sq-ft Tracy Aviary Guest Services and Education Building is located in Salt Lake City's Liberty Park. The guest services portion of the building houses the Aviary entrance and ticketing areas, the nature store, storage and workstations for employees, and the retail sales area. It serves as a new entry to the park and the point at which the visitors' experience begins.

The LEED-Gold-certified project features community connectivity, easy access to public transportation and ample space for pedestrians and bicycles. Key elements of the construction and design include water-use reduction, high-energy performance, natural ventilation, recycling and the use of sustainable materials.

Key Players

Owner: Tracy Aviary, Salt Lake City

Architect: ajc architects, Salt Lake City

General Contractor: Big-D Construction, Salt Lake City

Entry submitted by ajc architects


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