Cheryl Mah

passive house

Design Quarterly

Showcasing Passive House design

What if we could build homes that are energy efficient, healthy and beautiful? The first passive home in West Vancouver showcases the possibilities.
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Construction Business

B.C. construction industry deeply divided over CBA

When the B.C. government introduced the Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) in July 2018, it set off a heated debate within the construction industry.
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Design Quarterly

Modern makeover for optometry office

Transforming a dark and outdated optometrist office into a modern and elegant environment earned Cutler the IDIBC Interior Designer of the Year Award.
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Design Quarterly

B.C. Professional Reliance Review raises concerns

Regulated professions in the province of British Columbia are under intense scrutiny right now by the government, according to Mark Vernon, CEO of AIBC.
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Construction Business

Moving to a zero carbon future

Canada has set ambitious targets for greenhouse gas emissions reduction, which will require the building sector to move to a zero carbon future.
Adler University

Design Quarterly

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.
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Construction Business

Enhancing patient experience

The new Teck Acute Care Centre in B.C. will enhance patient experience with a healing environment that focuses on family-centred care.
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Design Quarterly

The emerging talent of architect D’Arcy Jones

Vancouver architect D'arcy Jones and his nine-person firm focus on thoughtful and well executed modern designs that are receiving award winning attention.
passive house

Design Quarterly

Is Passive House a panacea for the environment?

Interest in the Passive House standard has increased significantly in the last two to three years throughout North America and especially in Western Canada.
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Canadian Property Management

Wellness key in future office building designs

The conversation around building health and wellness and thermal comfort is not new in the building industry, but now tenants are beginning to acknowledge these
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Design Quarterly

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
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Canadian Property Management

Morguard’s Geoff Nagle has optimistic outlook

Geoff Nagle is an optimist and life is definitely positive for the 55-year-old director of development, Western Canada at Morguard Investments. The B.C. real estate
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Construction Business

Construction is driving B.C. economy

The construction industry is a significant driver for the B.C. economy. Without the industry’s impact on the province’s GDP, the government would not be balancing
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Construction Business

Creating a unique student hub

Most new students arriving on a campus university for the first time can be overwhelmed: the sheer size of the university, the maze of different
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Construction Business

Mass timber expertise in B.C.

When Bill Downing saw cross-laminated timber (CLT) for the first time in Europe in 2008, he was impressed. The large-scale, prefabricated, solid engineered wood panels
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Design Quarterly

Modernizing a clothing store brand

When Citizen Clothing relocated to Victoria’s downtown core, they wanted a fresh look that stepped away from its previous vintage industrial space. Delivering a modern
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Construction Business

Innovative pool design

The long-anticipated Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre is making a big splash in South Surrey. Officially opened in March 2016, the Aquatic Centre is an architecturally