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2011 HEAVY CommErcial
BEST IN CLASS
H.C. Moore Library, College of the Bahamas

Project Statistics
Location: Nassau, Bahamas
Type: University Library/Disaster Relief Center
Size: 60,000 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 32,000 sq. ft. walls (75% of exterior walls)
Cost: $28 Million
Total Construction: 600 days
ICF Start-to-Finish Time: 300 days

Construction Team
Owner: College of the Bahamas
General Contractor: CGT Contractors and Developers
ICF Installer/Distributor: Quad-lock Bahamas, Ltd
Architect: Axum Architecture
Engineer: ETS
ICF System: Quad-Lock

Fast Facts

  • One of the largest public buildings in the Caribbean
  • Doubles as hurricane/emergency relief shelter
  • 85% of exterior walls are radiused
  • Integrated pilasters, including asymmetrical 5-sided columns
  • Large-scale construction mock-up demonstration convinced project management to use ICFs
  • ICFs installed by 3-man crew
 

 

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