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Edmonton focuses on education and curling

On January 8, the Edmonton Chapter of CSC will begin its Specifier (SP) and Technical Representative (TR) courses. Running from 6 to 9 p.m., the 15-week Specifier course will be held at Stantec and the 11-week TR program will be at Stoncor Group. The Chapter is also hosting a curling social. On January 18, it is hosting the 2018 CSC YEG Curling Funspiel at the Shamrock Curling Club. The event, which includes dinner, runs from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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Calgary’s Bow: An iconic skyscraper revisited

With its iconic crescent-shaped, inversely curved form, the Bow is a striking presence on Calgary’s skyline. Designed by Foster + Partners of London, this 59-storey tower features a vast atrium partitioned in four clear-height sectors with the façade integrating an architectural exposed diagonal grid structure in six-storey segments. The perimeter ‘diagrid’ frame helps make up the building’s hybrid lateral force-resisting system (LFRS).

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