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750 SW Marine Drive approved by Urban Design Panel
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750 SW Marine Drive approved by Urban Design Panel

Another milestone moment for our project at 750 Southwest Marine Drive, which has full support from the Design Panel held last week. THE PROJECT The proposed building for Chard Development is an eight-storey, mixed-use building between Oak St. and Cambie St. in Vancouver’s South Marpole district. It is located on...
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Langara Bioinformatics Lab is complete!
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Langara Bioinformatics Lab is complete!

We're excited to have completed the Bioinformatics Lab at Langara College. This brand new molecular lab has a built-in tissue culture lab and some other great features. The main lab has all the essentials for an academic science lab geared towards teaching upper-level biology. Proscenium paired a clean contemporary design...
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The Royals featured in the North Shore News
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The Royals featured in the North Shore News

Our project with Chard Development in central Lonsdale, North Van has been featured in the North Shore News. "The Royals" includes a new 24-storey building and a fully renovated 16-storey building for which Proscenium is doing full interior design services. The article describes the design intent, quoting Alissa Foss, PAI...
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Study for a Local Kollel
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Study for a Local Kollel

Earlier this year, we developed a study for a new community centre building for a local Kollel. There are some great features about this project that we want to share with you! WELCOMING FROM ALL SIDES The Kollel is located on a site that faces the street on the west...
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Meet Rachel, our Communications Coordinator
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Meet Rachel, our Communications Coordinator

  Where were you born? Good old North Vancouver! How did you get into marketing/communications? Strictly speaking, sideways? I come from a writing and dance background, but I often find myself in marketing. What class in school has proven to be the least useful? African Dancing and drumming. Though it...
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MEC Vancouver in the Press
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MEC Vancouver in the Press

MEC Vancouver Flagship store seems to be the talk of the town! It's great to see the project get some recognition for its various sustainable elements, from mass timber design to rainwater recycling. Wood Design & Building Magazine, 2020: Print and Online: "Expressing a brand’s outdoor-friendly philosophy by building with...
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UBC MacLeod: A Seismic Test Case
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UBC MacLeod: A Seismic Test Case

https://www.youtube.com/embed/JDRk9iZ--Bs Our ongoing major renovation of The MacLeod Building, the electrical and computer engineering building at UBC, involves a complete gutting down of the building to its basic structural elements. Necessary seismic upgrades are driving the renovation, which provides a native opportunity to reconstruct the building to evolve its approach...
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Virtual “Open House” is live for 750 SW Marine Drive!
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Virtual “Open House” is live for 750 SW Marine Drive!

Browse the video walkthrough of our proposed project at Southwest Marine Drive! The eight-storey building currently in for rezoning includes office, light industrial and at-grade retail uses. Visit Site https://vimeo.com/511751220    
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242 West 6th Site Visit
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242 West 6th Site Visit

This beautiful heritage house at 242 West 6th is coming together, with the roof complete, windows in, and the shingle cladding being installed. The renovation/restoration project is about 80% built, with estimated completion for Spring 2021. The project will really come together over the next couple months as attention is...
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Happy Holidays from Proscenium!
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Happy Holidays from Proscenium!

Wishing you and your loved ones a happy, safe and comfortable holiday season, from the Staff at Proscenium. Proscenium will be closed for the season starting noon of December 24th  and will reopen on January 4th. See you in 2021!
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Newly Registered Architects
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Newly Registered Architects

Huge congratulations to Pamela Troyer and Teague Shinkewski, who are both fully registered Architects AIBC as of this month! We are proud to have 50% women staff represented at Proscenium Architecture + Interiors. Pamela has a Bachelor of Design from Emily Carr University and a Master of Architecture from UBC....
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1235 Marine Drive goes in for development permit
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1235 Marine Drive goes in for development permit

We are excited to announce that 1235 Marine Drive, a new four-storey residential/commercial project in North Vancouver has gone in for development permit. The new project on the North Shore is a contemporary expression of the history of Marine Drive and its rich ship building past, historically an early industrial...
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Sustainability in Design
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Sustainability in Design

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...
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Join us at the Wood Solutions Conference
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Join us at the Wood Solutions Conference

On November 18th, Proscenium's Hugh Cochlin (Principal) will be speaking at the annual Wood Solutions Conference (November 16-20) hosted by Wood WORKS! BC. This year all the sessions will be virtual.   Hugh's session, "The Material is the Message," looks at the connection between material and brand for commercial projects,...
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2020 Excellence in Commercial Wood Design
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2020 Excellence in Commercial Wood Design

We are thrilled to receive this award for MEC Edmonton Brewery District in Edmonton! WOOD WORKS! Alberta / the Canadian Wood Council jury provided these comments on the building: "Wood was used for structural and accent finishing pieces and the jury felt that this choice makes the project stand out....
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UBC MacLeod underway
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UBC MacLeod underway

Out at UBC, we're excited to see the renovation of the MacLeod building deep in progress! This gutting and renovation project on the electrical computer engineering faculty building is taking the building down to its basic structural elements to rebuild/reprogram/refresh for 21st century teaching. We're at that exciting turnaround point...
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Danish Construction Companies tour MEC Flagship Store Site
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Danish Construction Companies tour MEC Flagship Store Site

We were delighted to take several Danish Construction Companies on a tour of our project.  
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MEC’s new Vancouver flagship store set to open this fall!
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MEC’s new Vancouver flagship store set to open this fall!

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,...
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The Pipe Shop Phase 2 Progress
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The Pipe Shop Phase 2 Progress

Phase 2 of the Pipe Shop Venue is progressing with visible progress as installation of the acoustic ceiling panels are well underway.        
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The Vancouver Sun reports on our project “The Yukon”
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The Vancouver Sun reports on our project “The Yukon”

Chard adding more light industrial space in Vancouver's Mount Pleasant The Yukon is a four-storey, 49,000-sq.-ft. strata office and light industrial building being built on the former site of the 3 Vets outdoor equipment store. EVAN DUGGAN Updated: May 15, 2019 Vancouver Sun Another strata office/light industrial building is under...
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