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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

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

2110, 2020

KPU Wilson School of Design

October 21st, 2020|

Proscenium worked with Kwantlen Polytechnic University on the Wilson School of Design in 2018. The project included FF&E (furniture, fixtures and equipment) and interior design for a new mass-timber building designed by KPMB Architects and Public Design. Our vision for this bright and open space was based on the unconventional needs of design students that work in

1306, 2017

Langara College Science & Technology Building

June 13th, 2017|

The Science & Technology Building is a collaborative project with Teeple Architects. Conceived of as the gateway for the Langara College campus, the building boasts an impressive cantilever over the 49th Avenue entrance roadway. The building is organized into two primary blocks, one on top of another. The lower block consists of the College Registrars offices, Computer Science

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

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

2208, 2013

Simon Fraser University Mall Theatre + Meeting, Event and Conference Service

August 22nd, 2013|

In 2011 the School for the Contemporary Arts relocated to their new home in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. As a result, the University wanted to update the campus’s existing Mall Theatre to continue to serve local performing arts groups and expand its capabilities to include conference services. The newly renovated Mall Theatre reopened in the summer of 2012

1608, 2013

UBC Buchanan Buildings A & B

August 16th, 2013|

Part of the UBC Renew Program, the Buchanan Complex was selected for renewal rather than demolition to improve on space and energy efficiencies to meet academic requirements for the Faculty of Arts. Proscenium was invited to create flexible yet visually exciting spaces for student social use and study needs in both Buchanan A and B.

1608, 2013

SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts

August 16th, 2013|

In joint venture with CEI Architecture Planning and Interiors Part of an ambitious mixed-use redevelopment in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, the Goldcorp Centre for the Arts is the new home for Simon Fraser University’s School for the Contemporary Arts. This multi-disciplinary facility for visual and performing arts represents a unique, flexible and highly accessible forum for learning that

1608, 2013

Christ Church Cathedral Interior

August 16th, 2013|

The program of restoration and renewal for this Class A heritage building was designed to extend the facility’s relevance to the larger community through a balance of secular and non-secular use of the space. The internal refurbishment of the Cathedral integrates modern elements with historic building fabric to increase the flexibility of the space and improve its

1608, 2013

Carnegie Community Centre

August 16th, 2013|

Considered the living room of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, the Carnegie has served its neighbourhood since opening in 1903. Renovations to this Class A heritage building are designed to balance energy objectives, heritage mandates, maintenance costs and long term operational needs. The scope of work includes upgrades to all windows, rehabilitation of the central marble staircase and new

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