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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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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