Queen Elizabeth Theatre Bathed in Light During Drum is Calling Festival

July 24, 2017

Vancouver, British Columba, July 21, 2017 — INTEGRAL and KASIAN with support from CDm2 LIGHTWORKS, LUMENPULSE and WESTERN PACIFIC ENTERPRISES have teamed up to produce a nightly music and light show “Light at Play –…

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MartensGroup Joins Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning!

May 16, 2017

Kasian is pleased to announce that MartensGroup, an award-winning Calgary-based interior design studio, is joining our firm. MartensGroup is led by Principal Sharon Martens and Senior Associates Kim Green and Douglas Niwa. The MartensGroup team…

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Engaged Learning – Foothills School Division Holds First Youth Design Intensive at Kasian Calgary

February 8, 2017

Despite some frigid winter temperatures, a keen group of Grade 8 students from Westmount School joined members of our Calgary staff to partake in a day of experiential learning and architectural exploration. Principal Judy MacDougall…

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Abstract: The Case for Empathy-Informed Design

February 7, 2017

Ian Sinclair, Principal and VP of Healthcare in our Toronto office will be presenting his abstract entitled “The Case for Empathy-Informed Design” at the World Congress on Design and Health in Vienna in July. This…

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Winners for the NAIT Architectural Technology Student Design Competition Announced

February 6, 2017

Second year Architectural Technology students at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) were tasked with designing an innovative and functional bank branch that incorporates concepts of environmental sustainability.  The winners were announced last week…

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Edmonton Federal Building, Parkade and Plaza Project Achieves LEED Gold Certification

January 6, 2017

The Edmonton Federal Building (EFB), Parkade and Plaza Project has achieved LEED Gold Certification under the Canada Green Building Council’s LEED Version 1.0 for New Construction. This project includes the extensive renovation and addition to…

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Bing Thom: A Tribute

October 7, 2016

If there has been any Canadian architect equal to or greater in stature than Arthur Erickson, it would be Bing Thom. I first met Bing on my arrival in Vancouver in early 1975. Erickson’s office had…

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Congratulations to Don Kasian on becoming an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects!

May 27, 2016

Don Kasian with AIA Chancellor John K. Sorrenti (left) and AIA president Russell A. Davidson The American Institute of Architects (AIA) held their annual investiture ceremony in Philadelphia last week. The 2016 Jury of Fellows…

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Kasian wins two OMNIMAX Dome Theatres Projects!

May 4, 2016

Kasian has been awarded the renovation of two OMNIMAX Dome Theatres: one at the Liberty Science Centre in New Jersey, USA and the other at The Tech Innovation Museum in San Jose, USA. The first…

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A Special Glimpse of the National Music Centre at the Juno Awards

April 19, 2016

It has only been a few weeks since the Juno Awards in Calgary and already we are hearing what a great success it was at the National Music Centre (NMC) during the first weekend of…

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