Brock Commons Tallwood House

May 2017

Procuring Innovation in Construction

A new report ‘Procuring Innovation in Construction’ published by British Columbia Construction Association (BCCA) uses UBC Brock Commons Tallwood House as an example of design and construction of high performance wood structures driving the adaptation of modern methods of construction such as digital design and pre-fabrication. Check out the link below to read the full report.

Cactus Club Cafe

April 2017

Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards

Once again, Cactus Club Cafe has received Gold for Best Chain in the annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards. The judges praised Cactus’ “infallible consistency, be it at the swanky Coal Harbour flagship or the Kamloops branch”. Also mentioned was the great success of their Eastern flagship location that opened in 2016 at First Canadian Place in Toronto.

AOA is hiring

April 2017

Intermediate to Senior Level Accountant

We are seeking an Intermediate to Senior Level Accountant to join our growing creative team oriented architectural studio. For the detailed posting, follow the link below. Please forward a cover letter and resume to: [email protected]

Brock Commons Tallwood House

April 2017

Russell Acton Meets with South Australian Premier

Russell Acton met with South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill in Adelaide at “Building Greener Cities with Timber”, an event highlighting the environmental benefits of building with sustainable timber. The South Australian government has been a leader in recognizing the need to reduce carbon emissions through a Carbon Neutral Adelaide partnership with Adelaide City Council. The event featured a keynote address by Russell, during which he emphasized the need for urban centres to develop extraordinarily ordinary and environmentally meaningful mass wood buildings to help reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.