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750 SW Marine Drive in for DP
Design Company News Architecture

750 SW Marine Drive in for DP

We are looking forward to starting this new mixed-use project in the rapidly 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...
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UBC MacLeod: Inside the Envelope
Architecture Design General

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!
Company News

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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We Are Hiring!
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We Are Hiring!

Proscenium is seeking to hire a SENIOR/INTERMEDIATE INTERIOR DESIGNER 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 our scope...
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Two Projects Recognized in Recent Awards
Design Awards

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
General Architecture Design

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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We Are Hiring!
Company News Employment

We Are Hiring!

Proscenium is seeking one Intermediate 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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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
Architecture Awards

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!
General Company News

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
Company News

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
Design Company News General Architecture

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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Happy Holidays from PAI!
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Happy Holidays from PAI!

Wishing you a restful and joyful holiday season, from all of us here at Proscenium. Our office will be closed from noon on December 24th to Tuesday, January 4th. See you in the New Year!  
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Fundraiser for Urban Native Youth Association
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Fundraiser for Urban Native Youth Association

We are excited to announce our GoFundMe campaign this holiday season to support UNYA (Urban Native Youth Association), a charity working to support and empower Indigenous youth in East Vancouver.   Help us make a difference! More information about Urban Native Youth Association: Urban Native Youth Association delivers over twenty...
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Supporting Carnegie Community Centre & The Gathering Place
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Supporting Carnegie Community Centre & The Gathering Place

Over the years, Proscenium has held donation drives to support two exceptional organizations we have worked on in the past, Carnegie Community Centre and The Gathering Place in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. This year, we are excited to be collecting physical items from our staff to bundle together and drop off...
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