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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Congratulations Bill Chomik on receiving the Industry Partnership Award from CCA!

April 6, 2016

At the Gala Awards Banquet of the Calgary Construction Association held on March 22, 2016 at Canada Olympic Park, Bill was awarded the CCA’s prestigious Industry Partnership Award. 300 delegates in the room applauded his…

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Zaha Hadid: A Tribute

April 1, 2016

As you have all likely heard by now, an extraordinary human being, architect Zaha Hadid, passed away this week. She was one of the world’s greatest architects of the late 20th and 21st Century. Visionary…

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