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211, 2020

Sustainability in Design

November 2nd, 2020|Architecture, Design, Company News, All|

Sustainable urban design is about more than innovation, it's about survival. On October 31st, the UN-Habitat (a UN program for sustainable urban development) released its 2020 report on World Cities, as mentioned by this article in ArchDaily. A central issue highlighted in the report is sustainable urban development. More people than ever before are living in cities, and reducing their carbon footprint will be a

1106, 2019

MEC’s new Vancouver flagship store set to open this fall!

June 11th, 2019|Architecture, Design, Company News, All|

Excerpted from The Daily Hive by Kenneth Chan... "Designed by Proscenium Architecture & Interiors (PAI), the new store — a wood building using cross-laminated timber panels — is aiming for a LEED Gold green building standard. PAI is also behind the design of MEC’s office headquarters in the False Creek Flats, and three newer store locations in North Vancouver, Kelowna, and Edmonton." Early-June 2019 construction of

805, 2019

5th & Main Project Topping Off Ceremony

May 8th, 2019|Architecture, Design, Company News, All|

We were thrilled to attend the topping off ceremony for our project at 5th and Main. The shape of the building is really starting to come together as a unique look in the city fabric. The views from the top are going to be spectacular! Congratulations to Chard, ITC and all of the sub-trades involved in getting this project to where it is.   Above,

205, 2019

MEC’s new Head Office and Flagship – Vancouver

May 2nd, 2019|Architecture, Design, Company News, All|

Proscenium's Hugh Cochlin and Ben Nielsen recently led sold-out hard hat tours of MEC’s new Head Office and Flagship at 2nd & Quebec. Currently under construction, this project was designed under our  sustainability agenda and using innovative technology. This LEED Platinum Certified office building is designed to be 55% more energy efficient than a conventional building of A similar size.   The Head Office and

2504, 2019

Pipe Shop Phase II

April 25th, 2019|Architecture, Design, All|

Early this year, the City of North Vancouver commissioned the second phase of the Pipe Shop. Primarily a building systems scope comprising a new HVAC system, complete with AC to condition the space, along with new lighting and controls -  the Pipe Shop will soon be a comfortable space for event goers.   There are only two architectural elements in this phase, but they will

1909, 2018

Concept Design Project

September 19th, 2018|Design, All, Architecture|

This project consists of two distinct parts – the revitalization of an existing heritage building and the addition of a new 6-storey residential building at the back of the site. The main challenge was to create a volume that wasn’t imposing, that is respectful of the existing heritage building. The cantilever of the upper levels was informed by zoning mandated setbacks from the lane, and

1405, 2018

Meet PAI Employee Juliette Dubois

May 14th, 2018|Architecture, Design, Company News, All|

  s Where were you born? Brussels, Belgium How did you get into design? I’ve always been touched by beautiful things and spaces and I wanted to improve people’s lives through my work, so design seemed like the perfect way to combine both. What class in school has proven to be the least useful? None. Even the classes I thought weren’t useful at the time

1105, 2018

Design Week MEC Head Office Tour

May 11th, 2018|Architecture, Design, All|

MEC Head Office Tour (May 11, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at 1077 Great Northern Way) Get a behind-the-scenes look at MEC, the grand-daddy of sporting-goods stores in Vancouver, with a free tour of the company’s East Van HQ. Led by the company’s CEO, CFO, and senior director of product design, as well as Hugh Cochlin, principal of Proscenium Architecture + Interiors, the jaunt will walk

2404, 2018

Lt. Governor Merit Award: Langara College Science & Technology Building

April 24th, 2018|All, Architecture, Design, Company News, Awards|

We are honoured to have received one of three Lt. Governor Merit Awards for The Langara College Science and Technology Building. The $54-million building is a gateway to the college’s main campus that cantilevers out 16 metres over the 49th Avenue entrance. Proscenium Architecture and Interiors Inc in association with Teeple Architects Inc

2703, 2018

Western Living Magazine: Kitchen Design Secret #11

March 27th, 2018|Architecture, Design, Company News, All|

http://ow.ly/Jqp830j4kmx   9. Know that a kitchen is more than just a place to cook. When architect Kori Chan of Proscenium Architecture and Interiors began working with his clients on designing their dream home, it was clear that the design of the space itself was far more important to them than flashy appliances or marble counters. So the budget went into creating an airy open-concept design, complete with

201, 2018

Seeking Interior Designer

January 2nd, 2018|Design, Company News, Employment, All|

Happy New Year! We are looking for an intermediate Interior Designer with at least 5 to 7 years of postgraduate Interior Design Office experience. Confident enough to take on multiple projects and work well both independently and as part of a team. We are looking for confidence in decision making, team co-ordination, and leadership for younger team members. Proscenium covers professional dues, contributes to on-going

611, 2017

Elenore on Fifth in the news

November 6th, 2017|Architecture, Design, Company News, All|

Our Elenore on Fifth project was featured in The Vancouver Sun by Kathleen Freimond: http://vancouversun.com/homes/buying-selling/elenore-on-fifth-set-to-maximize-outlooks “The podium steps down and the tower itself steps down, creating the massing that moves with the slope of the land and allows us to have lovely big terraced decks,” Cochlin says.      

1810, 2017

Proscenium is Hiring!

October 18th, 2017|Design, Employment, All, Architecture|

                We are currently looking for a junior and two intermediate Architectural Graduates, Graduate Technologists or Interior Designers with at least 2 to 3 years of postgraduate experience. This individual must be confident enough to take on projects, develop a work plan and work well both independently and as part of a team. Confidence in decision making and

1610, 2017

2017 IDIBC Shine Award for BMO Theatre

October 16th, 2017|Design, Company News, Awards, All|

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE - PUBLIC & INSTITUTIONAL - BMO THEATRE CENTRE Proscenium Interiors is honoured to have won the Award of Excellence for BMO Theatre. Congratulations Kerri! Lead Designer: Kerri Shinkewski, RID Proscenium Architecture + Interiors Inc. Photography: Andrew Latreille The interior design concept for the BMO Theatre Centre used material and pattern to weld spaces of disparate programme into a cohesive theatrical experience, creating

2108, 2017

Metal Construction News article: Rheinzink

August 21st, 2017|Architecture, Design, All|

Renovating a Historic Cathedral Marcy Marro, Editor, Posted 07/03/2017 RHEINZINK protects and preserves heritage of 120-year-old church Built in 1894, Christ Church Cathedral was the first church in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Over the past  22 years, the church underwent a major four-phase renovation, which concluded with the total replacement of its roof. The church's original roof was cedar shake, and over the years, various additions and modifications were undertaken,

1207, 2017

Pipe Shop Completed

July 12th, 2017|Uncategorized, Architecture, Design, All|

We are excited to present our freshly completed renovation of the Pipe Shop Venue at the Shipyards, in North Vancouver. Accessible washrooms, a servery, a projector surface, and fresh paint were added to the 1940’s Pipefitter’s Building – a 9,050 square foot community hall at the base of Lonsdale Avenue. Check out the full project description in our WORK section!     Photography by Sam

1207, 2017

Energia Prize: Letter of Congratulations

July 12th, 2017|Awards, All, Architecture, Design, Company News|

Following the Energia Prize we received last May, we’ve received a congratulation letter from the Minister of “Développement Durable, Environnement et Lutte contre les changements climatique" of the province of Quebec. We thought we’d share the letter:   Gentlemen,  I would like to address my most sincere congratulations on winning the “AQME Prize” during the 2017 Energia Contest organized by l’Association québécoise pour la maitrise

606, 2017

The 27th Energia Contest recognizes Pageau Morel!

June 6th, 2017|Architecture, Design, Awards, All|

The 27th Energia Contest recognizes excellence in Quebecois achievements and celebrates local genius in matters of energy efficiency in categories related to building, technological innovations, industrial processes and manufacturing, transportation, integrated design and greenhouse gas emissions reduction. Pageau Morel was recognized as the electrical and mechanical engineering firm on the design team of MEC’s Head Office, which was designed using an integrated design process involving

1805, 2017

Pipe Shop Venue Renovation – North Vancouver

May 18th, 2017|Architecture, Design, All|

We are thrilled to see the community embrace our recently completed renovation of The Pipe Shop Venue at the Shipyards, in North Vancouver. Since opening on April 8th, The Pipe Shop has hosted weddings, yoga classes, galas, dinners, pop-up markets, night markets, early learning initiatives, photo shoots, and private events. The Pipe Shop, built in the 1940’s and previously known as the Pipefitter's Building, was

1811, 2016

Canadian Architect article on climate change

November 18th, 2016|Architecture, Design, All|

"Proscenium Architecture + Interiors designed Mountain Equipment Co-op’s Vancouver headquarters to underscore the company’s sustainability agenda, using daylighting and advanced air control systems that allow it to be 70 percent more energy efficient than a conventional office building." -Canadian Architect Magazine Photo by Ed White Photographics https://www.canadianarchitect.com/features/the-heat-is-on/

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