17 Huntsman Gate,  Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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Ontario Association of Architects

  CARIBBEAN PROJECTS
  FIRST  CARIBBEAN DOCUMENT  STORAGE  BUILDING
   Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands, British West Indies


This 465 m2 (5,000 sq.ft.) facility is to provide high level security storage for all forms of bank records. The reinforced concrete structure can withstand a category 5 hurricane and has a floor elevation above the 100 year storm surge. Temperature and humidy control as well as electronic monitoring are ensured in all circumstances by a back-up generator which is housed in a separate secure room along with its fuel source. 

  • EXTERIOR

  • SITE PLAN
The perimeter fencing is a combination of local stonework and wolmanized lumber and open galvanized fencing between. Inside the fence is a five foot wide planting strip of local cacti and thorny shrubs. These provide green, flowers and a natural deterrent for the curious. Inside the planting strip is 3 m (10 ft) of asphalt paving to allow police and private security vehicles to drive around the building. The inside of the structure has a sealed Loading Room, several different sized storage rooms and vaults, a document viewing room for approved visitors and staff support spaces.
FIRST CARIBBEAN BANK
EXCALIBUR
BIG AMBERGRIS CAY
PRECIOUS TREASURES SCHOOL
PROVO VILLAS
EDEN COMMERCIAL CENTRE