Projects

Cambie character building

Revitalization of a 1920s character building

Haeccity Studio Architecture recently completed a major revitalization of a three-storey, wood-framed 1920s character building along Cambie Corridor.
MGA dock

MGA delivers industrial architectural elegance

The Royal Vancouver Yacht Club’s new Dock Building is an example of industrial architectural elegance crafted from a modest budget.
architecture school

New architecture school brings lessons to life

Students of Canada’s newest architecture school won’t have to venture far to see lessons from the classroom come to life. The latest addition to Laurentian
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Crafting a contemporary retail design

For its first location in Vancouver, high end furniture retailer Avenue Road worked with design firm Abraham Chan Design Office.
Clayton Community centre Surrey

Passive House poised for institutional uptake

Passive House, a voluntary standard for achieving extremely energy-efficient buildings, appears to be poised for wider uptake in institutional projects.
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Public-safety facility co-locates first responders

Cambie Fire Hall No. 3 and Richmond North Ambulance Station is the first in a major B.C. city to bring fire and ambulance services under one roof.
dialog design dance

Dialog design brings dance to the street

For Decidedly Jazz Danceworks’ (DJD) new space, design firm Dialog was challenged to take the spirit of jazz and translate it into the design realm.
Norquest Singhmar

Singhmar Centre supports diversity

Opened in September 2017, NorQuest College's new Singhmar Centre for Learning in Edmonton just may be Canada's most diverse and supportive college.
The Exchange LEED

The Exchange is a new landmark in Vancouver

The $240-million Exchange office tower is Vancouver’s tallest LEED Platinum office tower and Canada’s first LEED Platinum heritage conversion.
world's tallest mass timber tower

World’s tallest mass timber tower

At 18 storeys and 53 metres in height, Brock Commons Tallwood House in Vancouver is currently the world's tallest mass timber tower.
Adler University

Fostering social justice at Adler University

The design of Adler University's new Vancouver campus is a bold and effective expression of the school’s mission, vision and values.
Albion Library

Albion Library first with trans-friendly signage

The new Albion Library, opened earlier this summer, is the first of Toronto’s 102 branches to introduce gender-neutral washrooms.
UBC's Ponderosa Commons

UBC breaks down barriers with mixed-use hub

UBC is breaking down barriers with Ponderosa Commons, the first of five mixed-use residences designed to activate the commuter campus year-round.
Kwa'lilas Hotel

Kwa’lilas Hotel tells a unique story

Kwa'lilas Hotel on Vancouver Island tells a unique story through a collaboration of Indigenous and modern hospitality design by Inside Design.
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Creating great community facilities

Municipalities constantly face the challenge of delivering high quality services to their communities. The delivery of many of these services requires state-of-the-art facilities such as
digital factory

Scotiabank shifts gears with new Digital Factory

The half-pixelated gear that hangs above the entryway symbolizes the output of Scotiabank’s new Digital Factory in Toronto.
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Bringing modern decor to financial institutions

Credit unions, banks and financial institutions have never had a very design-forward reputation. For years, it was all about getting in line to face a