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1611, 2022

UBC MacLeod Renewal

November 16th, 2022|

The MacLeod Building Renewal reimagined UBC's Electrical and Computer Engineering building for a new generation of study. The extensive renovation project, a collaboration between Proscenium and Teeple, carried out a sensitive architectural retrofit of a 1967 building designed by the celebrated Vancouver firm Thompson Berwick & Pratt. This project refreshed the building down to its basic structural

1411, 2022

Private Lounge

November 14th, 2022|

After the firm’s completion of several successful commercial projects, a client approached Proscenium for a private renovation in the Vancouver area. The space, which occupies two floors of a building, was stripped back and completely redesigned as an open-plan contemporary staff lounge. Designed with a gallery feel, the project features white oak flooring and a matte white

1611, 2021

PAI Office

November 16th, 2021|

The new Proscenium office occupies one of three Office units on the third floor of the PAI-designed MEC Vancouver Store. Our interiors team designed an open-plan studio with an entry, two boardrooms and a kitchen to meet the needs of our staff of twenty. The building has high-performance features, including high insulation and air tightness. The office

2707, 2021

The Yukon

July 27th, 2021|

Located in Vancouver’s Cambie corridor neighbourhood on the corner of Yukon and 6th Ave, The Yukon is a four-story 54,500 sq ft strata office building designed to have a large variety of unit sizes available for purchasers. The project is designed to take advantage of the site’s views to the beautiful North Shore mountains by way of

704, 2021

Langara Bioinformatics Lab

April 7th, 2021|

The newly completed Bioinformatics Lab at Langara College is a molecular lab with a built-in tissue culture lab. Proscenium worked with Langara to create a unique facility for teaching upper level biology with built-in infrastructure to have industry professionals work on extended research projects. The project includes the science lab, faculty offices, two hotel-ing office stations for

604, 2021

The Royals

April 6th, 2021|

The Royals in North Vancouver is a residential rental project by Chard Development including an upgraded 16-storey and a new 23-storey tower in the busy hub of central Lonsdale. Proscenium provided full interior design services for both buildings. The design intent reflects a west coast lifestyle, with modern finishes and soft tones providing a neutral backdrop for

2809, 2020

MEC Vancouver

September 28th, 2020|

The new Vancouver Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) store is the tenth and latest of a family of distinct new stores across the country completed by MEC over the past 5 years. Located at the corner of 2nd and Quebec, the three-storey mass timber building embodies MEC's brand identity while acting as a gateway marker to the Olympic

2810, 2020

Elenore on Fifth

October 28th, 2020|

Elenore on Fifth is a mixed-use commercial and residential development at the corner of 5th Ave and Main Street in Vancouver. The entire upper portion of the building is skewed off of the street grid to create a dramatic skyline and maximize the available FSR.  The building was sculpted to view the mountains, terracing down the slope of

803, 2021

Yates on Yates

March 8th, 2021|

Yates on Yates is a new multifamily condo project in Victoria, BC by Chard Development. Proscenium was engaged to provide interior design of all suites, lobbies, common corridors and amenity spaces for the high-rise between Blanshard and Quadra streets. The intent was to create an approachable yet modern design that, like the site’s location, connects old and

2010, 2020

34 West 7th Avenue

October 20th, 2020|

Located in Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant neighbourhood, 34 West 7th is a newly built 48,000 sq. ft. strata unit office building for Chard Development. The project features a stepped massing, which allows each tenant space to avail themselves of spatially private, south facing terraces. The fourth level takes advantage of the site's topography, maximizing northern city views, and

2908, 2018

BMO Theatre Centre

August 29th, 2018|

The BMO Theatre Centre is the new home for the Arts Club Theatre Company and Bard on the Beach. The project entailed a complete fit-out of an existing  space with a 250 seat theatre, rehearsal halls, costume shops and offices for the two groups. The work included the infill of an existing double height space to facilitate

2009, 2018

MEC South Edmonton Commons

September 20th, 2018|

Proscenium has a long working relationship with MEC, starting with the design of their head office in 1999 and the subsequent award-winning head office in 2014. Since then, Proscenium worked with MEC to provide the concept and schematic design direction for their nation-wide expansion, to accompany a large-scale rebranding effort towards active outdoor lifestyles and sustainable values.

2009, 2018

MEC Edmonton – Brewery District

September 20th, 2018|

Proscenium has a long working relationship with MEC, starting with the design of their head office in 1999 and the subsequent award-winning head office in 2014. Since then, Proscenium worked with MEC to provide the concept and schematic design direction for their nation-wide expansion, to accompany a large-scale rebranding effort towards active outdoor lifestyles and sustainable values.

1909, 2018

MEC Kelowna

September 19th, 2018|

Proscenium has a long working relationship with MEC, starting with the design of their head office in 1999 and the subsequent award-winning head office in 2014. Since then, Proscenium worked with MEC to provide the concept and schematic design direction for their nation-wide expansion, to accompany a large-scale rebranding effort towards active outdoor lifestyles and sustainable values.

2304, 2018

Arc’Teryx

April 23rd, 2018|

Proscenium Architecture + Interiors completed the interior renovation of warehouse space into an interconnected design centre for Arc’Teryx, with the goal of expanding their creative working and testing environment. The warehouse is separated from their existing office by a busy highway and was being used as overflow space. The intent was to upgrade what is currently a

204, 2018

4th & Burrard

April 2nd, 2018|

Standing at 4th and Burrard, this mixed-use building provides an updated home for Comor Sports while adding density to the site with multiple floors of office space above. Transparency to the stairs animates the sculptural facade, using vertical circulation to provide a visual anchor stitching together levels of stratified program. The three-storey building is wrapped by a

2811, 2017

Elenore – Display Suite

November 28th, 2017|

Elenore is a boutique collection of 58 modern one, two and three bedroom homes on Fifth and Main. The Interiors were developed to compliment the design language, massing and context of the building. The space planning was in reaction to the building’s skewed grid, ample outdoor space, green roofs and prominent views. The Interiors at Elenore are

2806, 2015

Jericho Tennis Club Pool & Deck

June 28th, 2015|

The Pool and Deck project is the first major component of the 2012 Master Plan to be realized. It consists of an enlarged swimming pool with 3 lanes and additional space for other water programs, an enlarged hot tub and deck, and an elevated terrace transitioning between the beloved grassy knoll and the new pool. The spectacular

2709, 2017

Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club Upper Level Renovation

September 27th, 2017|

Proscenium was commissioned by the Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club in 2003 to conduct a Facilities Master Planning Study, outlining a route forward to renovate the existing clubhouse over a series of phased projects that would allow the club to remain operational. From 2005-2010, incremental renovations to the main and lower levels included the clay court,

1308, 2014

Aston Martin Vancouver

August 13th, 2014|

We were retained by Aston Martin Vancouver to revamp an existing car showroom on Burrard Street to serve as their new home.  This unique space makes use of high quality finishes to create a calm and luxurious environment.  The showroom makes smart use of space allowing for the showcase of 5 cars, along with a customer lounge

1307, 2017

Pipe Shop Venue at the Shipyards

July 13th, 2017|

Proscenium worked with the City of North Vancouver to renovate the Pipe Shop Venue at the Shipyards into an adaptable and desirable community event space. On a tight budget and schedule, our team sought to bring out the best in the 1940’s Pipefitter’s Building by using white paint to focus attention on the heavy timber structure. Locating

2012, 2016

Shine Autowash and Storguard

December 20th, 2016|

This consolidated site features two buildings with very different programs, which use shared architectural elements and a common material palette to achieve a unified site aesthetic. The carwash is constructed of a combination of concrete foundations, slab-on-grade, concrete masonry walls, and steel decking supported by steel structure. This west coast modern building also features glu-lam column cladding to

2806, 2016

Christ Church Cathedral Exterior

June 28th, 2016|

The purpose of the current and final phase of the Restoration & Rejuvenation of Christ Church Cathedral is to replace the roof - improving weather protection and thermal performance while integrating acoustic upgrades and completing the seismic diaphragm. The crowning feature of the current project is the addition of the highly anticipated bell-spire at the north-east corner of the

3005, 2016

Balsam Place

May 30th, 2016|

Balsam Place was an envelope upgrade project.  The three-storey office building from 1980 had its exterior walls fully removed and replaced for improved thermal performance and an updated appearance. New exterior terraces for the tenants now overlook the corner of 41st Ave and Balsam St. RETURN TO WORK

2101, 2015

MEC Head Office

January 21st, 2015|

MEC’s new head office was designed under the company’s sustainability agenda, using innovative technology to minimize its environmental footprint and provide an enhanced and healthy work environment for its employees. The mass timber structure employs advanced lighting and air-control systems which coupled with a building envelope designed to maximize natural light; allows the structure to be 70

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