Kasian Toronto shortlisted for CBSA Land Border Crossing Project – achieves highest-scoring proposal with Border Link Partners

March 7, 2018

Border Link Partners — a consortium comprising Kasian Architecture, Fengate Real Asset Investments (Fengate), Clark Builders, EBC, Honeywell, and HOCHTIEF — has been identified as one of three shortlisted consortiums to design, build, finance, operate,…

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The New YW “Hub Facility” Takes Shape

January 26, 2018

Breaking ground earlier this fall, the new YW Calgary “Hub Facility” is beginning to take shape in Inglewood, Calgary. The new facility will provide a cohesive, supportive environment for women and their families; including, transitional…

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Kelowna RCMP Police Services Building Wins 2 Awards at SICA Gala!

October 5, 2017

Kasian Vancouver won two awards at the 9th annual Thompson Okanagan Kootenay Commercial Building Awards, hosted by the Southern Interior Construction Association on September 28. The awards included the Judge’s Choice for Best Overall Entry, and best Community Institutional….

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The Case for Empathy – Based Design, Presented by Ian Sinclair, Principal and VP of Healthcare

July 24, 2017

Ian Sinclair, Principal and VP of Healthcare in our Toronto office presented his paper entitled “The Case for Empathy-Based Design” at the World Congress on Design and Health in Vienna this past week! He presented…

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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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Kasian’s BIM Manager Discusses BIM Implementation for the Stanton Territorial Hospital project

March 13, 2017

The Canada BIM Council (CanBIM) recently sat down with our BIM Manager, Amir Tangestani, to give some insight behind Building Information Modelling (BIM) implementation for project delivery at the current Stanton Territorial Hospital (Stanton) project….

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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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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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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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