Perched high above the Okanagan valley in Namarata, B.C., nestled within the rugged mountain terrain, sits a house adorned in Corten steel panels, evoking the visual of a seafaring vessel bound to the land.
Sustainable building solutions company, Lafarge Canada, a member of Holcim Group, has switched to producing a new brand of low-carbon cement, offering a minimum of 30 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions per tonne (ton) in comparison to Portland cement.
Global firms, Stantec, and Graham Design Builders LP, have been awarded the $366 million design-build contract for the Cariboo Memorial Hospital redevelopment project in Williams Lake, British Columbia.
Effective as of May, the BC Building Code introduced changes to require better energy efficiency in most new buildings in the province, and either encourage or require lower carbon emissions in new buildings.
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.
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