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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: 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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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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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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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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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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