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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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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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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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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NAIT Students Develop Innovative Bank Design Ideas

January 29, 2016

Second-year Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) student Kory Andel is the winner of the sixth annual Architectural Technology design contest, sponsored by ATB Financial and Kasian. NAIT Architectural Technology students were asked to design…

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Kasian Principal Featured in Calgary Herald

January 21, 2016

The architecture industry is constantly evolving and Bill Chomik, Senior Principal in Kasian’s Calgary office, took some time to talk about it with the Calgary Herald. From the National Music Centre at home (pictured above), to…

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Emera Observatory opens it’s doors

October 20, 2014

By Kyle Hadyniak A dedication ceremony was held for the new Emera Astronomy Center on Friday, Oct. 17 at 10 a.m. The event kicked off Homecoming weekend and was attended by UMaine faculty, staff, alumni…

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Saville Community Sports Centre receives Mayor’s Award for Universal Design in Architecture

June 27, 2014

The Mayor’s Awards are designed to promote awareness of the need for accessibility, services and employment for individuals with disabilities. Presented annually, the Mayor’s Awards recognize individuals, organizations or businesses within Edmonton that demonstrate a…

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