Eliminating the Gap Between Theory and Practice

February 27, 2009

Adjacent to Vancouver International Airport and the Fraser River, located on an environmentally sensitive riverfront, the design brief for BCIT’s Aerospace Technology Campus featured numerous challenges, including proximity to highway frontage, its position on an…

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Designing a Landmark

February 1, 2009

The design of the Safeway store on the corner of Robson and Denman Streets in Vancouver, Canada provided the opportunity to create a landmark building on the site and serve as a catalyst for redevelopment in…

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Kasian designs LEED® Platinum certified building

October 22, 2008

The University of Calgary Child Development Centre (CDC) has achieved the highest level of sustainability certification a building can reach in North America. The 125,000 sq. ft. CDC, designed by Kasian Architecture Interior Design and…

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Kasian announces the appointment of 11 global design leaders

October 17, 2008

Vancouver, Canada – Kasian, a global design firm, recently announced the appointment of three Senior Associates and eight Associates firm wide. These leaders are recognized as valued contributors to the success of Kasian through their…

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Kasian selected to redesign Edmonton landmark

October 10, 2008

Edmonton, Canada – Kasian, a global design firm, has been selected to lead the design of the Federal Building and Centennial Plaza project in Edmonton. The existing landmark building, originally constructed in 1958, has been…

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Kasian to Lead $356M Rejuvenation Project

October 4, 2008

Edmonton – International design firm Kasian has been chosen by the provincial government to lead the $356-million rejuvenation project of the Federal Building. The restored building will include a new 650-stall underground parkade and will…

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2008 ARIDO Awards of Excellence honours Ontario’s best interior design

September 26, 2008

Toronto – The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) announced the winners of its 24th annual ARIDO Awards of Excellence, during a gala dinner last night at the Direct Energy Centre. This prestigious…

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Far More Than Child’s Play

September 1, 2008

In the spring of 2005, the University of Calgary (U of C) initiated a request for proposals (RFP) for its Child Development Centre (CDC). The intent was to build a highly sustainable centre for child…

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New DFC Fellows honored

August 25, 2008

Selections for the 2008 class of Design Futures Council Fellows have been announced by DFC co-chairman James P. Cramer. Nineteen individuals were chosen to receive the honor in recognition of their “significant contributions toward the…

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Going Green

August 1, 2008

Like surfboarders getting ready to catch the big wave at the right time, many of Alberta’s construction-industry players are paying attention to the massive wave of “sustainable construction” hitting the province’s construction market. “I think…

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