Timothy Robinson Architect

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Crawfordsburn Scout Centre, Helen's Bay


This project, for the development and phased implementation of a masterplan for the site was undertaken while at Knox and Markwell.


Phase one included the Wet Weather Centre (illustrated), a covered, multi-purpose activity space with a climbing wall and shower and toilet facilities serving the campsite and various outdoor activities.


The galvanised steel structure employs the principle of a three pin arch, with the dynamic expression of the structure enhanced through the use of tapered and curved steel sections.  A large overhang provides useful shelter around the main activity area.  The continuous rooflight along the ridge highlights the top pin of the arch..