Our Projects

Fortune-500 Technology Offices

A pressing need to double desk count led to a move from Yaletown to two floors of a downtown office tower. 🡢

SFU Plaza Renewal

Preservation of one of the most significant public spaces in Canadian architecture. 🡢

Vancouver BC Architecture & Architects

UBC Okanagan Skeena Residence

Defined by sun floods, through views, and candy-coloured stairwells, the six-storey Passive House Skeena residence will provide 220 bedrooms and amenity space to UBC Okanagan students. 🡢

SFU Residences Phase 3

A new LEED Gold home for 425 upper-year students 🡢

UBC Transit Shelters

As part of our firm’s work on several architectural components within the University of British Columbia, we were asked to design a series of transit shelters along the main campus boulevard. 🡢

UBC Beaty Biodiversity Centre Addition

This addition augments existing research spaces and accommodates growth and program development. 🡢

UBC Gateway

This 3D sign announces the edge of campus and pride of place. 🡢

Ron Thom & The Allied Arts

Working with renowned architectural critic and writer Adele Weder, this exhibition, designed to profile the work of architect Ron Thom, toured five cities across the country. 🡢

Sechelt Water Resource Centre

The design-built Sechelt Water Resource Centre turns traditional municipal wastewater treatment on its ear by creating a public space in the residential heart of Sechelt that invites both visual and physical exploration. 🡢

UBC VPRI Office

The concrete structure of the Arthur Erickson designed library at the University of British Columbia provides a robust and ordered quality for the Offices of UBC’s Vice-President, Research & Innovation. 🡢

Adler University Vancouver

Adler University’s new campus combines architecture, interior design, wayfinding, branding, signage, and storytelling to communicate its unique curriculum. 🡢

Whistler Gateway Loop

Taking formal cues from the local geology and the sports it inspires, this canopy creates a first impression for Whistler visitors arriving by highway coach. 🡢

Newton Field House

Buckminster Fuller’s Buckyball – the modern soccer ball — is the departure point for the Newton Field House set in Surrey’s largest soccer park. 🡢

Hazelgrove Field House

Sometimes construction is a game. 🡢

CapU Child Care

At a moment when the world may be second guessing returning to classrooms, Capilano University provides a convincing response – to merge theory and practice in a rain forest setting at the base of the North Shore mountains. 🡢

UBC c̓əsnaʔəm leləm̓ Residences

Taking a cue from the adjacent woods, the new 350-bed c̓əsnaʔəm leləm̓ residence building uses irregularly patterned and coloured brickwork to reference a stand of Douglas Fir. 🡢

Cloverdale Fieldhouse

With a visual nod to Surrey’s agricultural past, the design for the new fieldhouse for Cloverdale Athletic Park provides proximity to athletic fields and clear sightlines for parents to easily keep an eye on kids. 🡢

Seasong Child Care

Seasong two-group child-care facility provides much needed space for the surrounding community. 🡢

Amber Residences

This pedestrian oriented courtyard housing project provides 32 units in Cambie Village. 🡢

Hood Point Residence

Bowen Island residence with secluded entry through the woods, path to the beach, and views of the Salish Sea. 🡢

Economics of Mass Timber Study

Research that tests the economic feasibility of mass timber construction applied to three common residential building typologies of 12 storeys each. 🡢

Single Stair Residential Study

This study investigates the benefits to residential construction—unlocked sites, floor area, greater design flexibility, and improved livability—brought about by code reform allowing for a single-stair. 🡢

Stacked Townhouse Study

Research that assesses designs for zoning guidelines for the Norquay neighbourhood based on the proposed basic regulations of the Stacked Townhouse, Small House/Duplex and Rowhouse zones. 🡢

UBC Quantum Matter Institute

This large-scale addition to the existing Brimacombe Building, accommodates applied and theoretical research, provides scientists access to specialized facilities, and creates opportunities for synergies 🡢

East 3rd House

This East Vancouver infill duplex is designed for day light, cross ventilation, and front and rear gardens. 🡢

Hummingbird Child Care

Hummingbird Child Care is a sanctuary from heavily trafficked arterials, YVR flightpath, and tall towers. 🡢

Residential Shade Study

This study, commissioned by BC Housing, compares passive and active shading approaches to increase occupant comfort and reduce the need for external energy inputs as with electric fans and air conditioning during summer months. 🡢

Rendering of a children playing on a lawn outside of a single-storey building

UBCO Child Care

A 37-space expansion of the Children’s Learning Centre. 🡢

450 Pacific Street

A non-market, Passive House rental building with 38% dedicated family units. 🡢

Arboretum Housing Co-op

This project quadruples the number of households in the Arboretum Co-operative. 🡢

Presentation Centre

Residential presentation centre with custom-fabricated front façade. 🡢

Amphitrite Point Park

Full seismic upgrade to Sir Wilfred Grenfell Elementary School with Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) analysis. 🡢

603 Main Affordable Housing

Four stories of mixed-use affordable housing. 🡢

KPU Brew Laboratory

From Barley to bottle, KPU’s Brew Laboratory brings the art and science of brewing together. 🡢

BCIT Biomass Energy

A showpiece for The first biomass boiler located within Metro Vancouver and for the campus for its new biomass educational curriculum. 🡢

Grenfell Elementary School Upgrade

Full seismic upgrade to Sir Wilfred Grenfell Elementary School with Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) analysis. 🡢

VIU Centre of Reconciliation Excellence for Early Childhood Education

75 child care spaces to address the needs of the community 🡢

Vienna House

A multi-family pilot project that aims to advance innovative housing solutions to affordability, climate change, and social resilience. 🡢

Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre

This interior and temporary exhibition design resulted in a clearer separation of public and in-house spaces and a more efficient program. 🡢

UBC Bicycle Parking Facility

The 70-stall bike shelter in UBC’s Engineering precinct encourages sustainable transportation with enhanced security and end-of-trip facilities. 🡢

UBC Rugby Centre

The design for the new centre includes floor-to-ceiling windows, bright southern views of the field, and proximity to the athletic precinct. 🡢

KPU Wilson School of Design

Public Architecture and KPMB Architects designed this design-talent incubator in Richmond. 🡢

1050 Expo Boulevard

Nearly 300, affordable, rental units in a Passive House tower focused on social and environmental resilience. 🡢

Hastings Park Wayfinding

This civic transformation connects people to place through modest and direct design interventions. 🡢

New Westminster Museum & Archives

This interior and exhibition design shapes a chronological storyline into a walk-through picture book. 🡢

UBC Centre for Comparative Medicine

This state-of-the-art facility unifies diverse programmatic areas. 🡢

UBC Totem Commonsblock Lobby

This interior and exhibit design transforms a typical student dormitory into a subtle but powerful place of non-traditional learning. 🡢

UBC Buchanan Courtyard Renewal

This revitalization of two public courtyards at the Buchanan Complex offers discrete stages for both introverted and extroverted activities. 🡢

KPU / MNBC Child Care

A collaboration between Kwantlen Polytechnic University and the Métis Nation Government of BC for a leading-edge, 61-space child care that centres learning. 🡢

SFU Strand Hall

A high-performance renovation of the offices of the President, VP Research, VP Academics, Internal Audit, Finance, and Faculty Relations. 🡢

MNBC Mixed-use Residential

A series of residential and child care projects in Saanich, Campbell River, and Fort St John for the Métis Nation of BC. 🡢

Depot Café

In collaboration with Post Projects, a renovation of Depot Café and Coffee Roaster highlights existing elements of the shell space. 🡢

SFU GCA Lobby

This lobby renovation for the SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts lobby increases legibility to support the university’s unique and globally-renowned civic engagement. 🡢

KPU Indigenous Student Gathering Place

This warm, wood interior renovation centres the kitchen, fireplace, and Indigenous learning on campus. 🡢

Centennial Beach Park Pavilion

This popular beachside amenity incorporates energy-efficient strategies and realizes a mutual vision from the input of diverse stakeholders. 🡢