Civil Cultural

Cape Fear Botanical Garden Wyatt Visitors Pavilion Complex

Location: Fayetteville, NC

Size: 33,000 sq ft

Architect: Gordon Johnson Architecture

Contractor: M&E Contracting

This new facility is comprised of space used for exhibits, education, offices, and entertaining.  The Entry Pavilion is a 3000 square foot hexagon steel framed structure with glass walls and a translucent panel roof.  The Orangery is an approximate 5,500 square foot octagon gathering area that is constructed of load-bearing cmu walls and exposed glue-lam beams with exposed wood roof decking.  The middle area of the Orangery is approximately 3,000 square feet and is framed with sloped glue-lam beams supported at the center on a glue-lam compression ring located 45-feet above ground level with a cupola cap.