Sea Life Center Aquarium

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Date: December 31, 2014

The SEA LIFE Center in Concord, North Carolina was completed in 2013. The $10m project is a 43,000 SF aquarium that contains 150,000 gallons of water for sea creatures and includes designated spaces for speakers, feeding shows, interactive touch and feel experiences, an underwater tunnel journey and a children’s play area.

WBA served as the Architect of Record for this project. The project was an international collaboration with Kay Elliott (the Design Architect) and Merlin Entertainments Group, the Owner.

Project Details
Project Category: Completed, September 2013
Teams: WBA, Kay Elliott Architects and Merlin Entertainments Group
Total Building Area: 43,000 SF
Construction Cost/sq.ft.: $232.56
Total Construction Cost: $10,000,000

Photos: Clare Design & Photography

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Business Chronicle

Project Contact: Mike Lentz, Director of Mixed-Use Studio

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