14 Results for design

Hotson Architecture and Ryder Architecture in association has been selected to design a new gateway student residence building on Student Union Boulevard at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Point Grey campus. The new $108-million residence building will provide 1,000 beds for upper year students, and contribute to the rejuvenation…

September 11, 2018 @ 1:53pm

The British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is moving forward with retrofit designs to further strengthen the Lions Gate and Ironworkers Memorial bridges. Changes in vessels operating in the Burrard Inlet, and updates to the national bridge design code, prompted the ministry to review both bridges against the code…

April 18, 2018 @ 8:36am

Perkins+Will has announced a new collaboration with York University to design the School of Continuing Studies building at the Keele campus. Perkins+Will was selected as the winner by York through a competition process which took a roster of international design firms down to a shortlist of seven, followed by a…

March 06, 2018 @ 10:05am

Waterfront Toronto, in partnership with the City of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation, is calling on international design professionals to develop a bold vision for two new waterfront parks. Launched in partnership, this request for qualifications invites design teams to pre-qualify for a competition that will seek design proposals for…

March 01, 2018 @ 9:39am

Red River College (RRC) in Winnipeg has awarded a $95-million Innovation Centre project to Diamond Schmitt Architects in joint venture with Number TEN Architectural Group. The 100,000-square-foot development will comprise new construction and incorporate a repurposed downtown heritage building to provide state-of-the-art facilities that will help create jobs, expand research,…

September 18, 2017 @ 10:03am

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. and CH2M HILL Companies Ltd. have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Jacobs will acquire all of the outstanding shares of CH2M in a cash and stock transaction with an enterprise value of approximately $3.27 billion, including approximately $416 million of…

August 04, 2017 @ 7:13am

The Government of Manitoba has issued a request for proposals for an engineering consultant to conduct a functional design study to rebuild the south Perimeter Highway. “Our government is committed to ensuring value for money as we rebuild our aging provincial infrastructure,” said Baline Pedersen, minister of infrastructure. “Our goal…

August 02, 2017 @ 6:27am

The Government of Alberta is partnering with the City of Leduc and the Edmonton International Airport (EIA) to fund design work for a new Leduc interchange. The interchange, at 65 Avenue and the QEII highway, is the next step in connecting industrial development south of Leduc’s 65 Avenue with the…

June 09, 2017 @ 10:07am

Following an ongoing feasibility study for a second highway in and out of Fort McMurray, the provincial government has announced $5 million for the design of the route. According to an article from the CBC, the province began the study in December to analyze the financial and environmental issues that…

May 08, 2017 @ 8:03am

Recent bridge closures in B.C. due to snow and ice dropping from cables and beams onto passing traffic below has caught the attention of the project team for the George Massey Bridge Replacement project. According to a CBC News article, closures to the Port Mann and Alex Fraser bridges have…

December 15, 2016 @ 9:43am

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) has selected Gensler Architecture and Design Canada Inc., (Gensler) to provide architectural, design and programming services to facilitate the relocation of Ontario government employees from the Macdonald Block Complex. Gensler was selected following a competitive public procurement process. Prior to reconstruction, employees working in the complex will…

December 06, 2016 @ 8:06am

Diamond Schmitt Architects is pleased to announce the appointment of seven team members to the position of associate with the company: Cynthia Carbonneau, Karel Brozik, Vincent Goetz, Bradley Hindson, Eric Lucassen, Marcin Sztaba, and Matthew Tsui. At the same time, the company promoted Branka Gazibara and Michael Lukasik to the…

October 18, 2016 @ 6:33am

Rampart’s Avenir Communities and Cisco are collaborating on a $1-8-billion community in St. Albert, part of the Edmonton Capital Region of Alberta. Together, Rampart and Cisco will direct the planning, design, construction and operations to create the new 400 acre “smart and connected” community. Gerry J. De Klerk, CEO of…

November 04, 2011 @ 10:37am

Prefab sustainable building company, LivingHomes, is now building homes in Canada through a partnership with Manitoba-based fabricator Conquest Manufacturing Ltd. The first four LivingHomes will be built by new, Toronto-based developer, Nexterra Green Homes. There has been more interest in Canada for sustainable design and for modern architecture than most…

June 09, 2010 @ 12:33pm