Gate House

  • The Gate House at Old Fort Bay in New Providence, The Bahamas is a broad, arched structure built as a poured concrete shell finished with integral lime and pigment stucco. The building performs the specific functions of a gate house to a gated subdivision but also establishes itself as a civic building for the community. Stylistically, the Gate House is a classical design with vernacular Caribbean elements.

  • Description
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  • As Seen From Approach

    The Gate House at Old Fort Bay, New Providence, The Bahamas is a broad arched structured built as a poured concrete shell finish with integral lime and pigment stucco. The building had to perform the specific functions of a gate house into a gated sub- division but also established itself as a civic building for the community. Stylistically the Gatehouse is a classical design with Caribbean vernacular elements. Photo: Carlos Ignacio Morales

  • Preliminary Sketch

    The Gate House at Old Fort Bay, New Providence, The Bahamas is a broad arched structured built as a poured concrete shell finish with integral lime and pigment stucco. The building had to perform the specific functions of a gate house into a gated sub- division but also established itself as a civic building for the community. Stylistically the Gatehouse is a classical design with Caribbean vernacular elements. Photo: Carlos Ignacio Morales

  • Gate House Beyond

    The Gate House at Old Fort Bay, New Providence, The Bahamas is a broad arched structured built as a poured concrete shell finish with integral lime and pigment stucco. The building had to perform the specific functions of a gate house into a gated sub- division but also established itself as a civic building for the community. Stylistically the Gatehouse is a classical design with Caribbean vernacular elements. Photo: Carlos Ignacio Morales

  • Under Construction

    The Gate House at Old Fort Bay, New Providence, The Bahamas is a broad arched structured built as a poured concrete shell finish with integral lime and pigment stucco. The building had to perform the specific functions of a gate house into a gated sub- division but also established itself as a civic building for the community. Stylistically the Gatehouse is a classical design with Caribbean vernacular elements. Photo: Carlos Ignacio Morales

  • Site Plan

    The Gate House at Old Fort Bay, New Providence, The Bahamas is a broad arched structured built as a poured concrete shell finish with integral lime and pigment stucco. The building had to perform the specific functions of a gate house into a gated sub- division but also established itself as a civic building for the community. Stylistically the Gatehouse is a classical design with Caribbean vernacular elements. Photo: Carlos Ignacio Morales

  • Elevations

    The Gate House at Old Fort Bay, New Providence, The Bahamas is a broad arched structured built as a poured concrete shell finish with integral lime and pigment stucco. The building had to perform the specific functions of a gate house into a gated sub- division but also established itself as a civic building for the community. Stylistically the Gatehouse is a classical design with Caribbean vernacular elements. Photo: Carlos Ignacio Morales

  • Details

    The Gate House at Old Fort Bay, New Providence, The Bahamas is a broad arched structured built as a poured concrete shell finish with integral lime and pigment stucco. The building had to perform the specific functions of a gate house into a gated sub- division but also established itself as a civic building for the community. Stylistically the Gatehouse is a classical design with Caribbean vernacular elements. Photo: Carlos Ignacio Morales