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Whapmagoostui Community Pool & Youth Centre

Whapmagoostui, QC
Cree Nation Government
Cost of construction
13,000 ft² (2,268 m²)
Year of construction
Under Construction
Whapmagoostui, which means "place of the beluga", is the northernmost Cree community in Quebec. It is located at the mouth of the Great Whale River on the coast of Hudson Bay in Nunavik. The community is only accessible by air and, in the summer, by boat as well.

First Nations Community Centre Whapmogoostui

The new center will include an indoor pool with four 25 x 10-metre lanes, locker rooms and showers, a youth center, a multi-purpose space, and administrative offices.

As with most of the projects in the north, this project will need to address the unique challenges of building in remote, northern areas. The design will have to take into consideration several elements, including the choice of materials, the location and protection of glass panes, and the visibility of interior spaces.

Piscine communautaire et centre pour jeunes de Whapmagoostui

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