First Peoples’ Gathering House
|Client:||Simon Fraser University (SFU)|
|Delivery Method:||Construction Management|
|Size:||12,000 sq. ft.|
- A large ceremonial hall for hosting special events of up to 300 attendees
- Cultural hub for the use and education of all SFU community members and visitors
- Construction is on an active campus in a prominent location
The SFU First Peoples Gathering House (FPGH) on the SFU Burnaby Campus will be a gathering place where First Peoples students, staff and faculty can come together to practice, learn and share in their cultural traditions.
Anchored by a Great Hall, the FPGH will be a place where cultural events, celebrations and workshops can be held for the First Peoples and campus-wide community.
The new space will also include a dressing room, an Elders room, a classroom, a wellness room, and a multi-generational Indigenous peoples’ lounge as well as a food service kitchen.