Mark Ostry shares his insight on designing successful urban communities and explains the ideas behind the recently completed 999 Seymour.
Vancouver Magazine Recognition
Cactus Club Cafe is this year’s recipient of two Vancouver Magazine’s 26th Annual Restaurant Awards presented on April 22 for Best Casual Chain (Gold) and Best Downtown Restaurant (Gold) for Cactus Club Coal Harbour.
The flagship location overlooks stunning Coal Harbour and features a “sea-to-sky” terrace with retractable glass wall for open air dining, allowing panoramic views of the North Shore Mountains and Stanley Park.
ACEC-BC Awards of Engineering Excellence
York House Senior School has been presented the ACEC-BC Award of Merit – Award of Engineering Excellence on April 10, recognizing the innovation and technical excellence in Engineering.
“This year’s winners represent the best and brightest that our industry has to offer, and are a testament to the amazing work of B.C.’s consulting engineers that we have been showcasing on this stage for 26 years,” said Keith Sashaw, President and CEO, ACEC-BC.
Phase 4 of the UBC Sauder School of Business expansion and rehabilitation brought forward a solution that accommodates both lecture- and studio-based learning, namely a hybrid of the SCALE-UP concept, which stands for Student Centered Active Learning Environment with Upside-Down Pedagogies.
The classrooms are laid out with a series of perimeter docks equipped with back-lit glass boards, flat panel displays, overhead projectors with each one interconnects with the other docks. Rather than teaching from their traditional location at the front of the classroom, instructors can choose to roam as facilitators in SCALE-UP classrooms built with optimum equipment to enhance interaction, support collaboration, and foster team problem solving.