MONTREAL, Jan. 31, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Space for Life is inviting media representatives to take this first opportunity to tour the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium construction site. This is your chance to admire the daring architecture and the scope of the challenge it represents, both under the concrete slab and inside the vast steel structure. This one-of-a-kind building in Montréal is aiming for LEED Platinum certification.
The media tour will take place on February 1, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and will leave from the Montréal Biodôme.
Charles-Mathieu Brunelle, Executive Director of the Space for Life,
Pierre Lacombe, Director of the Planetarium, and
France Beaulieu, engineer in charge of the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium project,
will all be on hand.
Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium site tour
Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Time: 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Meet at: Montréal Biodôme
Parking: 4777, avenue Pierre-De Coubertin (corner Sicard)
Please let us know by noon on Tuesday, January 31 if you plan to attend, by writing or calling
Karine Jalbert firstname.lastname@example.org / 514 872-1453 or
Nadine Fortin email@example.com / 514 868-3053
Safety helmets and vests will be provided. Closed shoes (ideally winter or safety boots) are mandatory on the site.
The Biodôme, Insectarium, Botanical Garden and Planetarium are launching a daring, creative urban movement, urging everyone to rethink the bonds between humankind and nature. The Space for Life is also a place where people come together to create and to cultivate a new way of living, shaped by Montrealers and people from around the world.
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