2015 Marine Operations Centre, Nigg Bay Harbour Extension
Stage 4 Architectural Technology
Aberdeen is undergoing a small renaissance in infrastructure projects throughout the city. A key one of these is the proposed expansion to Aberdeen Harbour located at Nigg Bay, which offers a rich array of opportunity for student projects. The first of these is a proposal for a Marine Operations Centre, responsible for the safe piloting and direction of ships into and out of the harbour. For technologists this is an opportunity to understand, develop, appraise and communicate ideas for the technically difficult tall, slender structure. In addition, the students were tasked to deliver a comfortable environment within the building through the understanding of the impact the detailing and technological deliver of façade systems..