PROJECT HIGHLIGHT: STRATHCONA VILLAGE

Nature searches for the simplest solution possible. GlotmanSimpson took the same approach with Strathcona Village – a key piece in the revitalization of Vancouver’s East Hastings area. The project’s unique mix of residential, non-market, retail, and light industrial space over below grade parking, brings together disparate components. To control project costs, the goal was ...

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PROJECT SPOTLIGHT: KITSILANO SECONDARY SCHOOL

Nature is reborn every Spring. But for Kitsilano High School in Vancouver, it took 90 years. The renewal, expansion, and seismic upgrade of this historic building was complicated by the fact that the school needed to be functioning throughout this complex project. Working closely with the architects and contractor, we solved this problem by building …

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The 11th Annual Cypress Challenge – Sunday, August 12 2018

The 11th Annual GlotmanSimpson Cypress Challenge is on Sunday, August 12, 2018. Our team will join hundreds of fellow cyclists in a ride up Cypress Mountain, in support of the BC Cancer Foundation and pancreatic cancer research. Last year, 750 cyclists took part in this inspiring event, and we’ve raised $2.5 million to date. With …

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GLOTMAN•SIMPSON ACHIEVES ISO 9001:2015 CERTIFICATION

GlotmanSimpson is delighted to announce our recent transition and certification to ISO 9001:2015 has been successful. Established by the International Organization for Standardization, ISO 9001:2015 is recognized as the worldwide standard for quality management systems and practices. Assisting companies in developing a management system that aligns quality with their wider business strategy, there is …

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Project Spotlight: Parq Vancouver

Nature is a master at concealing important details. This is also true of our recent work on Parq Vancouver, a new casino, resort and convention centre development. The eye-catching entrance, with its 24-meter open span, was made possible by using an unusual combination of concrete and steel. A steel girder is supported by two steel …

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Proud to be Climate Smart Certified for 5 Years!

Our firm is proud to have partnered with Climate Smart and maintained our certification for the past 5 years! Take a look at some of our firm’s reduction highlights over this past year. Small change matters, we’re especially proud of the impact seen by introducing a recycling/compost program at our head office – reducing our …

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Project Spotlight: UBC National Soccer Development Centre

For many species, teamwork is essential to triumph in Nature. The same can be true in structural engineering. The new National Soccer Development Centre is an example. This project was a “co-production” between UBC and the Vancouver Whitecaps. It was built as a purposeful, functional space on a tight budget. To accomplish this, and minimize …

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