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1310, 2015

Proscenium to work with MEC creating a new flagship store

October 13th, 2015|Uncategorized, All|

MEC has begun the process to create a new flagship store in the Vancouver Olympic Village by mid-2018. The store 45,000 sq. ft. store will be located at 2nd Avenue and Quebec Street, just steps away from the Seawall. The building will target LEED Gold certification and feature an undulating green roof that will capture rain run off.  

1308, 2015

Private Residence House Progress

August 13th, 2015|All, Uncategorized, Architecture, Company News|

Our project for a private residence here in Vancouver is coming along. The front of the house has been finished in stucco and composite panels. There will be a cedar screen in front of the Master Bedroom window that will be able to slip open for more daylight or be closed for more privacy. The Living room window will have a translucent film applied to

1307, 2015

Meet Proscenium’s Employees!

July 13th, 2015|Uncategorized, General, Company News, All|

Name? Shereen Chak Where were you born? Toronto, Ontario Where did you go to school? Why? I went to University of British Columbia for Architecture school. I believe that sustainability and awareness of the natural environment is important for design, plus I love how beautiful and culturally diverse Vancouver is! What class in school has proven to be the least useful? Philosophy of Art. it has not proved useful

1706, 2015

New West Scavenger Hunt

June 17th, 2015|General, Company News, All, Uncategorized|

Last Friday the staff of Proscenium did a scavenger hunt out in New Westminster. We learnt about some New West history and architecture, then had a fabulous time at Steele & Oak where we drank excellent beer, ate some delicious BBQ and enjoyed the sunny weather.

106, 2015

Proscenium’s on Instagram

June 1st, 2015|Uncategorized, All|

We have joined the visual social media community and started our own Instagram account. Follow us at #prosceniumarchid to see up-to-date project photos and all the excitement we get up to in the office.

904, 2015

Meet Proscenium’s Employees!

April 9th, 2015|Uncategorized, All|

Name?  Austin Lidstone Where were you born?  Vancouver, BC Where did you go to school? Why? I studied Interior Design at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. At the time it was the only accredited degree Interior Design program in BC. Staying local also meant more manageable student loans. What class in school has proven to be the least useful? I had a mandatory 1st year communications class where the prof

1602, 2015

Meet Proscenium’s Employees!

February 16th, 2015|Uncategorized, All|

Name? Adrian Wong Where were you born?  Vancouver Where did you go to school? Why?  University College Dublin. It was 20 minutes from my house, plus it’s the oldest school of architecture in the country, has strong teaching staff and promotes a considered design ethos. What’s your most prized article of black clothing?  My new New Balance runners Who do you have an architectural/interior design crush

2811, 2014

Artist Selected for Christ Church Bell Spire

November 28th, 2014|Design, All, Uncategorized, Architecture|

Proscenium has been working with Christ Church Cathedral on restoring their heritage cathedral over the last decade.  The current phase of work sees the restoration of the roof along with the construction of a 1oo foot tall bell spire clad in stained glass.  The bell spire is one step closer to reality with the selection of Canadian artist, Sarah Hall and her stained glass design,

1811, 2014

2014 AWMAC Awards – Austeville Head Office

November 18th, 2014|Uncategorized, All|

We are pleased to report that Seagull Enterprises is the recipient of a 2014 AWMAC Award for their architectural millwork on the Austeville Properties Head Office project.  The Ed Russell Award recognizes the "overall excellence in quality and service" on a small commercial project. Proscenium served as the Architect and CDC Construction as the general contractor.  

1211, 2014

Proscenium in the News!

November 12th, 2014|Uncategorized, All|

Mountain Equipment Coop's move into its recently completed head office on Great Northern Way has been generating a lot of buzz.  It's the building's small environmental footprint and design which encourages staff interaction and well-being which has been getting the most attention.   We were thrilled to once again work with MEC as this project as with other MEC buildings we have designed, keeps true to their commitment to

611, 2014

Patagonia’s Vancouver Flagship Coming Soon

November 6th, 2014|Uncategorized, Architecture, Design, Company News, All|

Proscenium is hard at work with Patagonia on their new Vancouver store, the first in city and only the second in Canada. The West 4th flagship location in Kitsilano is targeted to open at the end of November just in time for the Christmas shopping season. This adaptive re-use project retains much of the existing building, salvaging as much material as possible for the new store.

2608, 2014

Escher Victoria – Take a peak inside.

August 26th, 2014|Uncategorized, All|

Proscenium once again has the pleasure of working with Chard Development, this time on the interiors for their new residential development in Victoria, "Escher".   The project is coming together, with the display suite now open, and website launched.  Here are some renderings to illustrate what awaits future residents of Escher. For more information, check out the project's website.  

807, 2014

Aston Martin Vancouver Opens its Doors!

July 8th, 2014|Uncategorized, All|

The Aston Martin showroom is finally finished, complete with shiny new merchandise on the showroom floor. We understand that they have a great coffee machine. Work continues for our team on the Bentley showroom, the sister showroom for 1770 Burrard.    

2606, 2014

Stunning bell spire to grace Christ Church Cathedral

June 26th, 2014|Uncategorized, All|

Proscenium has long worked with Christ Church Cathedral through extensive renovations which have rehabilitated the landmark church with a keen eye to retain and restore its heritage properties.  The restoration work has gone a long way to ensure that Christ Church is able to accommodate its parishioners and have the ability to carry out their important work in the community. In an exciting development, Christ

906, 2014

MEC North Vancouver wins Canadian Green Building Award!

June 9th, 2014|Awards, All, Uncategorized, Architecture, Company News|

Proscenium is pleased to announce that the MEC North Vancouver store has won a Canadian Green Building Award!  The project is featured in this summer's edition of SAB Magazine. MEC's innovative retail space at 212 Brooksbank Ave. in North Vancouver raises the bar for sustainable building practices for retail stores.  The store is is targeting LEED® gold designation focusing on energy efficiency, water consumption, materials, landscaping

105, 2014

What office doesn’t need a waffle maker?

May 1st, 2014|Uncategorized, All|

What office doesn't need a waffle maker? We're not sure because Proscenium certainly does. As Waffle Wednesdays have debuted at Proscenium, here is a great recipe to get you started: 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup whole milk or buttermilk (or a combination) 1/3 cup vegetable oil or melted butter 1 egg 1 1/2 teaspoon sugar 3/4 teaspoons vanilla extract

2403, 2014

The Great One : Proscenium’s Matthew Kurnicki

March 24th, 2014|Uncategorized, All|

  Where were you born? Warsaw, Poland Where did you go to school? Why? Universite de Montreal, because it was in French & I could not  speak English at the time What’s your most prized article of black clothing? Shoes What was your most recent splurge? I paid for my son’s bathroom renovation. Who do you have an architectural/interior design crush on? Corbusier What is

303, 2014

Getting to know Proscenium’s employees!

March 3rd, 2014|All, Uncategorized|

Name?  - Ivan Kuptsov Where were you born?  - Moscow, Russia Where did you go to school? Why? – Moscow (Moscow Institute of Architecture) and Vancouver (School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture UBC). Moscow Institute of Architecture because it is the best architecture school available in the country. School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture UBC because I wanted to come to Vancouver, specifically because it is

1712, 2013

Guest Blogger: Jeff Bohnen, MEC

December 17th, 2013|Uncategorized, Architecture, Design, Company News, All|

We are so excited to have Jeff Bohnen, Office Services Manager at MEC back as a guest blogger.  Please read on for some insight into the process of bringing the new MEC head office to life. After years of continued expansion, MEC has simply outgrown our existing Head Office space. Creative solutions to increase our capacity – increasing density by removing separation panels to create open,

1012, 2013

Shovels in the Ground at Langara

December 10th, 2013|Uncategorized, All|

Ground has been broken on the new Langara College Sciences and Student Services Building, the ground breaking ceremony being held this past Thursday, December 5th.  Work continues to finalize construction documents with an anticipated construction start date in early 2014.

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