A rigorous conservation process, focused on improving building envelope performance, seismic resiliency, and accessibility, has brought new life to a 1930s church. The restoration has received the Vancouver Heritage Award from the city.
Global architecture and engineering firm, Stantec, and the construction firm, Graham Design Builders LP, have been awarded a $366 million design-build contract for the Cariboo Memorial Hospital redevelopment project in Williams Lake, British Columbia.
RJC Engineers (RJC), a Canadian structural engineering firm, has announced its participation in the seismic testing of the Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI) TallWood project, currently underway at the University of California, San Diego.
The terraced design of a proposed mixed-use development by the Gyro Beach in Kelowna reflects a unique response to adjust the buildings’ massing to harmonize with the size and surroundings of the neighbouring structures and streetscape.
British Columbia’s zero-carbon buildings community recently recognized a group of properties demonstrative of leadership in producing minimal carbon pollution from their component materials and during their construction.
False Creek Neighbourhood Energy Utility (NEU) in Vancouver will use five more wastewater energy transfer (WET) systems, provided by SHARC Energy, to increase the capacity of the current WET system—making it the largest such project in North America, leading to far less carbon emissions.
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