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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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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