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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Global design firm adds new leadership to their Edmonton office

July 31, 2008

Edmonton, Canada – The global architecture and interior design firm responsible for the design of the highly anticipated Epcor tower and the recently completed MacEwan Robbins Health Learning Centre is growing their Edmonton presence. Don…

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Kasian projects win City of Calgary award

July 24, 2008

Calgary, Canada – The City of Calgary has awarded 2007 Calgary Awards to the University of Calgary Child Development Centre (Environmental Achievement) and the Alberta Children’s Hospital (Accessibility). Both projects were designed by Kasian Architecture…

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Cultural Centre Contractors Announced

June 20, 2008

The official announcement of the selected proponent for the design/build project was made at a special regular meeting of city council June 20. “It’s going to hold a lot of people for some pretty exciting…

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Workplaces that Protect the Planet

April 19, 2008

The next generation of environmentally-friendly workplaces will not only have a carbon-neutral footprint and improve the health of workers, but could actually produce enough power of their own to add energy to the regional power…

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Kasian ranked 86th largest architecture firm in the world

April 11, 2008

Vancouver, Canada – Kasian, one of Canada’s largest architecture and interior design firms, has recently been listed on Building Design (BD) Magazine’s 2008 World Architecture 100 listing. Kasian is ranked as the 86th largest architecture…

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Canadian National Railway Office – Walker Office

April 1, 2008

With a lineage that can be traced back to the nineteenth century, Canadian National Railway Company (CN) is an organization deeply steeped in tradition. After rolling with the punches of the Great Depression, transporting cargo…

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YVR Link Building

April 1, 2008

The ongoing build at the Vancouver International Airport has come with great challenges and great success.  The latest and perhaps most important step on the path, the $117-million, 200,000-square-foot Link Building, is a good example…

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