Cheryl Mah

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.
Teck Acute Care Centre

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.
darcy jones

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.
Wellness-key-future-office-building-design

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
creating-great-community-facilities

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
Morguard-Geoff-Nagle-optimistic

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
BC economic growth leader

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
creating-a-unique-student-hub

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
CLT seismic durability earthquakes

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
modernizing-a-clothing-store-brand

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
Grandview-Heights-Aquatic-pool-design

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
Queensway-Transit-Exchange

Design Quarterly

Transforming the Queensway Transit Exchange

A new transit bus exchange in Kelowna, B.C. is a visually stunning example of what is possible when it comes to budget constrained public buildings.
YVR

Construction Business

Improving safety at YVR

Canada's second busiest airport, YVR, has significantly improved the safety and efficiency of its operations and emergency services with the completion of its new Airside Operations Building (AOB).
rsz_telus_garden

Construction Business

Telus Garden showcases innovation

In a city known for innovative and sustainable buildings, Telus Garden in Vancouver is pushing that reputation to a whole new level.
waterfront_hotel

Design Quarterly

Waterfront hotel completes renovation

Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel is well known for offering guests breathtaking views of the surrounding coastal mountains, harbour water and urban skyline.
Bow River Pedestrian Bridge

Construction Business

Banff pedestrian bridge a feat of engineering

Designed with the beauty of Canada’s first national park in mind, the Bow River Pedestrian Bridge in Banff, Alta., is a striking timber superstructure.