The Duke

November 2018

Urban Development Institute Award

The Duke was recognized as the winner of the 2018 Multi-family Market Rental category at the Urban Development Institute of British Columbia UDI bi-annual awards ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver. The project was chosen amongst one of three finalist.

Completed in March 2018, The Duke is a LEED Gold target rental use project designed under the City of Vancouver Rental 100 Secured Market Rental Housing Policy. Located near a busy transit-oriented node in Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant neighbourhood, the 15,263 square metre, thirteen storey, mixed-use project includes 201 rental units with ground floor retail housed in a unique building typology that is new to Vancouver.

33 Brewing Experiment

October 2018

Completion Of Expansion

Opened earlier this month, 33 Brewing EXP is an expansion of the 33 Acres Brewing Company located in Mount Pleasant, Vancouver. AOA collaborated with 33 on the design of the new space that is centred around experimentation and expansion of traditional brewing methods. Be sure to check out 33B EXP’s new offerings in the cozy sit-down lounge with views into the back-of-house brewing environment.

Acton Ostry Architects

October 2018

Local Press Features AOA25 Anniversary Celebration

Russell Acton and Mark Ostry were recently interviewed by Naoibh O’Connor of the Vancouver Courier about Acton Ostry Architects 25th anniversary celebration. The AOA25 celebration was also featured in Malcolm Parry’s Town Talk column in the Vancouver Sun. At the interview with Warren Frey at Journal of Commerce, Russell and Mark spoke about the beginnings of the firm, their commitment to institutional buildings and highlighted some of AOA’s iconic projects.

Check out the press coverage below:

Acton Ostry Architects

October 2018

AOA25 Book


In celebration for 25 years of Acton Ostry Architects, our firm has published AOA25, a chronology of projects that hold special significance for founding partners Russell Acton and Mark Ostry. Over the following weeks we will be highlighting a selection of chapters from AOA25 on our Instagram stories. Follow our social media to find out more!