This Ombrae feature wall is integrated into a stormwater pump station at the west end of Williams Road. Overlooking the Sturgeon Banks, this ultility building also acts as a trailhead for pedestrian and universal access to the West Dyke Trail, making it a unique opportunity for original artwork reflecting the local natural environment. The Ombrae panels cleverly hides functional access doors and exhaust vents, and even offers integrated signage, working as a placemaking marker, for this popular trail for tourists and locals alike.
Client: City of Richmond
Architect: HAPA Collaborative
Size: 780 sqft (72 sqm)
Completion Date: 2012
Keith Panel Systems
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