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 HIGHLIGHT: GREAT NORTHERN WAY CAMPUS

Nature instinctively seeks out balance. With the Great Northern Way Campus we had to find a way to satisfy competing needs. The 165,000 square foot structure is the new centre for digital media and education in Vancouver. This very long building had to be constructed on soft soil and sandstone near sea level. The challenge …

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Glotman•Simpson becomes an Accredited Employer in EGBC Member-In-Training Program

Following our participation as an accredited employer in the pilot since November 2015, GlotmanSimpson is delighted that the new Engineers and Geoscientists BC Accredited Employer Member-in-Training Program has officially been made a permanent offering. The program allows for enhanced collaboration between MITs and mentors working towards the shared goal of having MITs become qualified, …

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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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