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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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5th & Main Project Topping Off Ceremony
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5th & Main Project Topping Off Ceremony

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...
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MEC’s new Head Office and Flagship – Vancouver
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MEC’s new Head Office and Flagship – Vancouver

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...
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Pipe Shop Phase II
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Pipe Shop Phase II

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...
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Happy Holidays from Proscenium
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Happy Holidays from Proscenium

We are closed for the season and look forward to seeing you in 2019!
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The new Vancouver MEC Store in progress
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The new Vancouver MEC Store in progress

Site located at 2nd and Quebec: South-west corner of mass timber (& steel frame) structure with steel canopy supports Second of 3- storey mass timber structure, (glulam & steel frame with 7-layer CLT floor & roof plates) Photography courtesy of Jack Korb
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Halloween – business as usual
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Halloween – business as usual

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Concept Design Project
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Concept Design Project

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...
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