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National Day for Truth & Reconciliation Resources
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National Day for Truth & Reconciliation Resources

This Friday, September 30th is National Day for Truth & Reconciliation, and our office will be showing support by wearing orange shirts! Two weeks ago, Proscenium participated in a fantastic and educational seminar by OCI Solutions called "Indigenous Peoples; Fundamental Information on Canada’s Past, Present, and Future" which we highly...
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Meet Maria, our new Interior Designer!
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Meet Maria, our new Interior Designer!

We would like to welcome Maria Volk, who joined Proscenium this summer as a Senior Interior Designer! We are thrilled to have her as part of the team. Where were you born? Victoria, BC. How did you get into interior design?  My best friend encouraged me. What class in school...
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Setting up Royal Bay Presentation Centre
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Setting up Royal Bay Presentation Centre

After three recent successful residential projects in Victoria, BC in the last few years, Proscenium is excited to be continuing our work on Vancouver Island in Colwood, BC! We are providing full interior design services for Royal Bay Ryder Village, a new multi-family residential development located in the Royal Bay...
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We Are Hiring!
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We Are Hiring!

Proscenium is seeking one Senior Architect/Architectural Graduate to join our team. WHO WE ARE Proscenium Architecture + Interiors is a forward-thinking, mid-sized architecture and interior design firm working in an integrated design team (IDT) environment. We started in 1996 as a firm specializing in arts & cultural design and expanded...
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Our Story – Celebrating 25 years of Proscenium
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Our Story – Celebrating 25 years of Proscenium

It is with pride that we recognize 25 years of Proscenium Architecture + Interiors Inc! What started in 1996 as a small architecture and interior design firm specializing in theatre design has grown to a mid-sized firm in 2022 working across many project types. We want to take this opportunity...
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750 SW Marine Drive in for DP
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750 SW Marine Drive in for DP

We are excited to start this new mixed-use project in the quickly developing South Marpole area of Vancouver. Proscenium is providing full architectural services for 750 SW Marine Drive, an eight-storey office/industrial building for Chard Development awaiting its Development Permit. ⁠ This is a much-needed building typology in Vancouver and...
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UBC MacLeod: Inside the Envelope
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UBC MacLeod: Inside the Envelope

Clothing a building has become infinitely more complex due to new building codes. Building envelope technology, which once may have been akin to throwing on jeans and a t-shirt, is now the equivalent of designing a custom Gore-Tex parka, with a sweat-wicking base layer for good measure. As expectations for...
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Meet Natasha, our new Junior Architectural Graduate!
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Meet Natasha, our new Junior Architectural Graduate!

A very warm welcome to Natasha Louie, who joined Proscenium in May as a Junior Architectural Graduate! Where were you born? Burnaby, BC. How did you get into architecture?  I was inspired by the architecture of my high school. I found that the different spaces and qualities the building provided...
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Two Projects Recognized in Recent Awards
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Two Projects Recognized in Recent Awards

We are proud to share that two buildings we worked on for Chard Development won developer awards in the last month! The Urban Design Institute (UDI) Awards 2022 recognized The Royals for best Purpose Built Market High Rise. UDI recognized Vivid at the Yates for best Non-Market Housing. The Georgie...
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T3 Mount Pleasant receives support from Design Panel
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T3 Mount Pleasant receives support from Design Panel

Last week, we received support from the Design Panel for T3 Mount Pleasant, a new 12-storey mass-timber office project designed by DLR Group for which Proscenium is Associate Architect. The project (developed by Houston-based Hines and local developer PC Urban) joins other T3 buildings around the world named for their...
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Donation Drive for WISH and Working Gear!
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Donation Drive for WISH and Working Gear!

Spring is in the air and we have completed our annual donation drive for WISH Drop-in Centre and Working Gear! These are two great organizations that benefit folks in need in our community. Proscenium has been supporting WISH and Working Gear since 2010. We truly believe in the work they...
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MEC Vancouver receives 2022 SABMag Award
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MEC Vancouver receives 2022 SABMag Award

We are excited to announce that MEC Vancouver Store has received the 2022 SABMag Canadian Green Building Award for Mixed-Use projects! We are blown away at the recognition this building has had since its completion in 2020, including the 2020 BC Wood Design Award, 2021 Canada Green Building Award, runner-up...
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Meet Saeedeh, our new Junior Architectural Graduate!
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Meet Saeedeh, our new Junior Architectural Graduate!

We are excited to welcome Saeedeh to our growing team at Proscenium! She joins us with a Masters of Urban Design from UBC and has hit the ground running in a busy spring season at the firm. Where were you born? I was born in Tehran, Capital of Iran How...
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Staff Ski Day 2022
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Staff Ski Day 2022

For our winter staff day out this year, one half of the team opted for a romp through the snowy woods of Cypress Mountain while the other half took a meander through Vancouver Art Gallery! We were lucky to have a gorgeous sunny day to enjoy the afternoon away from...
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An ASHRAE Technology Award for the MEC Vancouver Store
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An ASHRAE Technology Award for the MEC Vancouver Store

We are thrilled to share the news that mechanical/electrical lead on MEC Vancouver, Pageau Morel, has received second-place for MEC Vancouver at the 2022 ASHRAE Technology Awards. During the winter conference of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Pageau Morel received a second-place Technology Award in...
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Mass Timber projects featured on ArchDaily
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Mass Timber projects featured on ArchDaily

We're excited to see that two of our MEC projects have been featured in this great new article on biophilia and workplace design on ArchDaily. The article points to the positive effects of wood in built environments, including the sensory experience of users and its timeless aesthetic value as a...
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Working with a local Performing Arts School
Architecture Company News

Working with a local Performing Arts School

For many years Proscenium has worked with local arts groups, big and small, to realize their vision for performing spaces. We are excited to share that we are designing a new home for Vancouver Performing Stars, a dance and theatre performance school for children and youth. The project includes a...
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Four projects are finalists for the Georgie Awards
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Four projects are finalists for the Georgie Awards

We are excited to share that four projects we recently completed for Chard Development are named as finalists in the 2022 Georgie Awards, hosted by Canadian Home Builders' Association of BC. The Georgie Awards celebrate excellence in home building and renovation in the residential construction industry. Projects are submitted by...
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PAI Insight: Incorporating Theatres into New Developments
Architecture Design

PAI Insight: Incorporating Theatres into New Developments

Designing and renovating theatres has been a focus of Proscenium since 1996 when our firm started. In recent years, we have been approached by multiple clients who want to design theatres that are incorporated into new developments. Often this results in having a theatre on ground level (at grade) with...
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Designing Ballet BC’s New Home
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Designing Ballet BC’s New Home

We are excited to be working with Ballet BC with the design of their future home on Granville Island! Our team is currently working with the dance company to renovate the space at 1286 Cartwright St, formerly occupied by Arts Umbrella. The project includes new administration and dance rehearsal spaces....
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