Completion of the UWI Multi-Racial Studies Building
October 2009 - Barbados, October 2009 – Innotech Services Limited, a leading Barbadian construction firm, has completed works on the Centre for Multi-racial Studies at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus.
The Centre has been completely transformed through the refurbishment of the external façade of the existing building which included new windows and external concrete and block walls plus entrance canopies. Now that the facility has been expanded and refurbished, it will officially be renamed the Alister McIntyre Building, in honour of the namesake scholar, economist, development planner, public servant and Vice-Chancellor Emeritus, who has had a long and distinguished history of service to the University of the West Indies and the Caribbean region.
Much of Sir Alister’s life has been focused on the regions development and integration, and through his transformational leadership at the university, he modernised it’s infrastructure thereby positioning it to play an critical role in regional integration and be relevant in the 21st century.
This Building which was designed by local architect, Paul Simpson of P. B Architects, will be headquarters for a proposed Centre for Integration Studies and will house the Archives of the West Indies Federation plus a number of other archives and research projects.