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 Awards also recognized Chard for Vivid at the Yates with the Provincial Award for Excellence
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 for the 2022 ASHRAE Technology Award and now the 2022 SAB Mag Award. It's a
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 the New Commercial Buildings category for the Mountain Equipment Company (MEC) store project in Vancouver.
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 member companies for consideration by a panel of industry professionals from across Canada and the
MEC Vancouver wins CaGBC Award for New Construction
We are so pleased to receive the 2021 Canadian Green Building Award for New Construction for MEC Vancouver! Thank you to Canada Green Building Council for recognizing the project. Hugh Cochlin will be giving a presentation on the building's many green features along with Roland Charneux next week, September 28th at 9am PST. CaGBC Awards Lunch ‘n’ Learn: New Construction Tuesday, September 28th; 9-10 am
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 was an easy credit! What is the best building of all time? I feel somewhat
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. It is going above and beyond in a retail experience when customers are allowed to
Lt. Governor Merit Award: Langara College Science & Technology Building
We are honoured to have received one of three Lt. Governor Merit Awards for The Langara College Science and Technology Building. The $54-million building is a gateway to the college’s main campus that cantilevers out 16 metres over the 49th Avenue entrance. Proscenium Architecture and Interiors Inc in association with Teeple Architects Inc
MEC Head Office news & award
In November 2017 Canada Green Building Council certified The MEC Head Office LEED Canada Platinum, the highest level of distinction for a sustainable building! In January 2018, ASHRAE awarded Pageau Morel 1st Place Technology Award in the New Commercial Buildings category for the construction of the Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office.
2017 IDIBC Shine Award for BMO Theatre
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE - PUBLIC & INSTITUTIONAL - BMO THEATRE CENTRE Proscenium Interiors is honoured to have won the Award of Excellence for BMO Theatre. Congratulations Kerri! Lead Designer: Kerri Shinkewski, RID Proscenium Architecture + Interiors Inc. Photography: Andrew Latreille The interior design concept for the BMO Theatre Centre used material and pattern to weld spaces of disparate programme into a cohesive theatrical experience, creating
Langara S&T Building to be certified LEED Gold!
We are proud to announce that the Langara College Science and Technology building has achieved 67 LEED points and will be certified as a GOLD level building!!!
MEC Head Office receives Landscaping Award
15th Annual Design Awards of Excellence Awards Announced Connect Landscaping is excited to announce that two projects will be recognized with the 2017 Green Roof and Wall Award of Excellence. The Green Roof and Wall Awards of Excellence will be awarded for Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office and VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre in September at the 15th Annual CitiesAlive in Seattle, WA. https://citiesalive.org/ http://connectla.ca/blog/
Energia Prize: Letter of Congratulations
Following the Energia Prize we received last May, we’ve received a congratulation letter from the Minister of “Développement Durable, Environnement et Lutte contre les changements climatique" of the province of Quebec. We thought we’d share the letter: Gentlemen, I would like to address my most sincere congratulations on winning the “AQME Prize” during the 2017 Energia Contest organized by l’Association québécoise pour la maitrise
The 27th Energia Contest recognizes Pageau Morel!
The 27th Energia Contest recognizes excellence in Quebecois achievements and celebrates local genius in matters of energy efficiency in categories related to building, technological innovations, industrial processes and manufacturing, transportation, integrated design and greenhouse gas emissions reduction. Pageau Morel was recognized as the electrical and mechanical engineering firm on the design team of MEC’s Head Office, which was designed using an integrated design process involving
Proscenium wins AIBC Special Jury Award for Christ Church Cathedral!
We are honoured to have received The AIBC Special Jury Award for the long term stewardship of a significant heritage resource and seismic upgrading technology for our work on the Restoration and Renewal of the Christ Church Cathedral. The C.C.C. team included Hugh Cochlin, Matthew Kurnicki, Ron Clay, Ben Nielsen, Sarah Piccinato and Sara Theuerkauf. We couldn't have done it without The Christ Church Cathedral
Sarah Piccinato has been made an Associate at Proscenium!
It is with great pride, honour and excitement that Proscenium announces that, effective immediately, Sarah Piccinato has been made an Associate with the firm. In addition to her broad range of design skills displayed over her tenure here at Proscenium, Sarah brings extensive management experience and has already stepped into the day to day running of various aspects of this office. We are delighted to have
MEC Head Office wins Wood Design Award!
Proscenium is pleased to announce that the MEC Head Office in Vancouver has won a Wood Design Award in the commercial projects category at the Canadian Wood Council's 2015 Wood Design Awards. We worked with MEC to create a green building for their head office that would reflect their unique corporate culture which puts emphasis on environmental sustainability and employee wellbeing. The resulting heavy timber structure
MEC North Vancouver wins Canadian Green Building Award!
Proscenium is pleased to announce that the MEC North Vancouver store has won a Canadian Green Building Award! The project is featured in this summer's edition of SAB Magazine. MEC's innovative retail space at 212 Brooksbank Ave. in North Vancouver raises the bar for sustainable building practices for retail stores. The store is is targeting LEED® gold designation focusing on energy efficiency, water consumption, materials, landscaping
MEC North Vancouver Store Receives Award
In March of the MEC North Vancouver store received a North Vancouver Urban Design Award. The key criteria under consideration for the award included the project’s response to its context at several scales: immediate, regional and global. At the local scale it was concerned with the work’s contribution and sensitivity to its immediate surroundings and the public realm. Regionally, the focus was on MEC North