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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: 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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Project Spotlight: Shannon Mews

One of the most powerful forces at work in Nature is that of rebirth. At GlotmanSimpson we applied this axiom to the redevelopment of Shannon Mews. The almost 100-year-old heritage Shannon Mansion needed major structural upgrades. Concrete or steel would have changed the size of the interior walls and decorative ceilings. The developer, however, …

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The 10th Annual Cypress Challenge – Sunday, August 13, 2017

The 10th Annual GlotmanSimpson Cypress Challenge is on Sunday, August 13, 2017. 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 $2.05 million …

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