GLOTMAN SIMPSON OPENS OFFICE IN VICTORIA, BC

We are excited to announce the grand opening of our new office in Victoria, BC! Our newest office location allows us to better serve our clients and projects in the booming Victoria area and greater Vancouver Island. To celebrate, we interviewed James Macauley, Glotman Simpson Associate and Victoria Lead (who grew up in Victoria). Take ...

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OVER $215,000 RAISED FOR 2021’s VIRTUAL CYPRESS CHALLENGE

The 14th annual Cypress Challenge continued a strong fundraising streak despite second virtual event. From August 2-8, 2021, over 150 participants took part in the 2021 Glotman Simpson Cypress Challenge, collectively raising more than $215,000.  Incredible support that since 2008, has raised over $3.87 million.   The renowned Cypress Challenge event serves to raise awareness …

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GLOTMAN SIMPSON HAS COMMITTED TO #SE2050

As one of the first structural engineering firms to make this commitment, we are demonstrating our dedication to the reduction of embodied carbon in structural systems. We are pleased to support the Structural Engineers 2050 Commitment Program, with the main goal of achieving net-zero carbon structures by 2050. To accomplish this goal, an accessible sustainability program has been made to …

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Glotman Simpson’s Co-op Student Spotlight: Stephen Gonzales

Here at Glotman Simpson, our team of creative thinkers are our foundation, including our clever co-op students.  In our GS Co-op Spotlight, we are shining the light on Stephen, and hearing about his passion for structural engineering and his experience during his co-op work term at GS. Where are you going to school? I graduated …

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Glotman Simpson Wins Prestigious Structural Engineering Award for Vancouver House

We are thrilled to share that three Glotman Simpson projects – Vancouver House, TELUS Sky, and Cardero – received awards of excellence by The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Most significantly, Vancouver House, in partnership with Westbank and Bjarke Ingels Group Architects, was announced as a winner of four CTBUH Awards during the virtual 2021 Tall …

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THE TIPPING POINT FOR MASS TIMBER

Glotman Simpson takes pride in finding the most efficient structure that achieves the desired vision and aesthetics of the architect and owner. With materiality often being the most paramount decision; concrete, steel, and heavy timber solutions each have their own unique allure.  When approaching ambitious and challenging projects like Vancouver House, The Wall Centre, Pacific …

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2018 BC Building Code Adoption | Change Summary + Impacts to Development

As part of our efforts to keep our clients and design partners apprised of the evolution of structural design, Glotman Simpson has prepared the attached summary of the most significant building impacts from the newly adopted 2018 BC Building Code. You may ask:  wasn’t 2018 two years ago, and how does this apply to me!? …

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