Gastown Child Care Centre

December 2019

Construction Update

Construction has begun on two rooftop child care centres that will provide 74 spaces for infants and toddlers in Vancouver’s DTES neighbourhood. The centres are being built on top of neighbouring parkades in the historic Gastown neighbourhood. The City of Vancouver will own and maintain the childcare centres, and they’ll be operated by the YMCA of Greater Vancouver on a not-for-profit basis.

UBC Aquatic Centre

November 2019

IOC IAKS Gold Award

UBC Aquatic Centre was awarded Gold at the 2019 IOC IPC IAKS Architecture Prizes ceremony in Cologne Germany. The International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities award programme recognizes exemplary buildings that integrate sensible sustainability and legacy considerations, strong functional planning and exceptional architectural design. 

The Duke

November 2019

2019 Architecture Foundation of British Columbia Award

The Duke has received a 2019 Architecture Foundation of British Columbia Award for exceptional achievement in incorporating community connection into architectural design. The AFBC Architectural Awards programme presented eight awards in four categories to the AIBC community for elevating the built environment in a significant and substantial way.

The Arbour

October 2019

2019 Wan Award Gold Win - Future Projects Education

The Arbour has won Gold at the 2019 WAN Awards for Future Projects – Education. The WAN Awards programme is the world’s largest architectural competition and welcomes entries from practises around the globe. The WAN Awards celebrate excellence and innovation from all sectors, spanning all continents.