Category: General

Project Spotlight: Vancouver Talmud Torah Elementary School

Time-tested solutions can be the result of very fresh thinking. This truth applies to the recent renewal of Vancouver Talmud Torah, the city’s largest Jewish elementary school. One of this project’s most significant challenges was putting classrooms over top of the gym that also included a play field roof over top. Our solution was to ...

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GS Fort McMurray Wildfire Response Fundraising

We are honored to report that our team generously surpassed our fundraising goal in support of the Canadian Red Cross and the Fort McMurray Wildfire Response fund! To date, a record-breaking $86 million has been donated by generous Canadians; funds that will reach thousands of people forced from their homes and in need of immediate …

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Is BC Prepared for the BIG ONE?

With abundant talk around this concern and numerous reports stating that the “big one” is on the horizon, the question of, “are we doing everything we can to be properly prepared?” is becoming a hot topic in our industry. In the 2016 March/April edition of APEGBC’s Innovation magazine, GlotmanSimpson Senior Structural Engineer, Andrew Seeton, …

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The ARC

GlotmanSimpson project, The ARC, a building at the foot of the Cambie Street Bridge and entrance to downtown Vancouver is set to be an architectural icon.  The slender design, by Francl Architecture, will define the City’s central skyline, overlooking the inner harbour of False Creek and the fringes of Yaletown. Not only will The ARC …

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Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre at UBC

The University of British Columbia’s recently completed Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, one of several GlotmanSimpson UBC projects, is one we’re proud to have had a hand in innovating. This new centre serves as a key resource for UBC alumni (of which there are an estimated 300,000) as they do business, expand their careers, …

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GS Syrian Refugee Initiative – Fundraising Goal Surpassed!

We are thrilled to report that we surpassed our donation goal in support of Immigrant Services Society of BC’s Refugee Sponsorship fund!  A very special thank you to all our staff who graciously donated to the GS Giving Group, it’s been incredible to be part of such a heartwarming initiative. We trust our contribution …

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625 Riders. Over $414,000 raised for Pancreatic Cancer Research.

On Sunday, August 16th, 2015, 675 riders of all ages and abilities challenged themselves to climb Cypress Mountain for pancreatic cancer research at the annual Cypress Challenge. The Cypress Challenge is the top grossing community fundraising event in BC for the BC Cancer Foundation and has raised over $1.6 million since 2007.  Click here to see …

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