The architect working on the design of the proposed power plant at Bala Falls says co-operation between all stakeholders will be needed to make sure something special happens for Bala.

Karl Stevens of Stevens Burgess Architects Ltd says he wants to create a building that fits into the landscape at the site and connects with the community. A final decision has not been made yet, but there is a main proposed design (Sketch B) in place….

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Stevens also spoke about the design elements that are being planned…

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In our interview with Stevens, he also spoke a bit about the experience pedestrians might have at and around the site. He’s optimistic the project could create a special new Bala destination….

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Next Stevens addressed the design process so far and where it would go from here. He feels cooperation between all parties is paramount and that the project is a political issue…

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 (In the provided photo you can see the different designs the committee had worked on. Sketch B is the preferred option)