A new roof for a familiar landmark

It’s too bad that the work won’t begin before that Government renovation tax credit program ends, because at 400 million dollars to refurbish, putting the new roof on BC Place would have garnered a lot of tax credit.

The BC Place Corporation announced last week that the big marshmallow in downtown Vancouver is going to look remarkably different by the time 2011 comes around. As BC Place becomes home to the largest cable, fabric fully-retractable roof in the world, a fairly fascinating looking bit of technology that will replace the current Teflon, air supported topping…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article atowncalledpodunk.blogspot.com/2 … 3399360715 )