Cube, one of the first office-turned-residential buildings in Calgary is now open. A year ago, the building was an aging office space. Now it houses 65 new rental residences with street-level retail in the city’s Beltline community.
The Cor Van Raay YMCA designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects is now open at the ATB Centre in Lethbridge, Alta. This recreational facility seeks to provide the community with a range of services and amenities, including ones previously unavailable in the region.
While the acoustical performance of a space may not be horrible without the input of an expert, it will not be optimal. For example, ceilings could either be inadequate in acoustical performance (resulting in costly remedial actions) or over-designed for esthetics, squandering valuable budget dollars in building materials and installation time.
The new 707 Fifth AAA office tower in downtown Calgary features a distinctive, curved glass appearance and creates a high energy-efficiency workspace with a triple-glazed, curved glass curtain wall system.
Stantec, Populous, and S2 Architecture have been selected by the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) and the Calgary Stampede to lead the architectural planning and redesign of the BMO Centre in Calgary, Alta. The goal is to transform it into a modern and international-ready venue.
The Calgary Chapter’s April meeting will include a presentation on the Builders’ Lien Act by E. Jane Sidnell, partner, Rose LLP. The event will be held on April 9 at the Winston Golf and Country Club from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.