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BC Housing Press Release for Prince George
October 19, 2022

BC Housing Press Release for Prince George

BC Housing makes a press release to announce new homes are under construction with support open for Indigenous Peoples in Prince George. Phase 3 pictured left, is a 4-story development in scale with the existing residential developments across 17th Avenue. When complete, the entire master-planned project will include approximately 160 residential units as well as a number of commercial units.

dys architecture in collaboration with Azziza Indigenous Design Group.  

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Beedie Living's Slate Tower Ground-Breaking Event
October 6, 2022

Beedie Living's Slate Tower Ground-Breaking Event

Beedie Living's Slate Tower Ground-Breaking Event

 

Congratulations to the entire project team! The exciting ground-breaking event was attended by dys pictured above (left to right: Ismail Karar of Reinbold, Gilbert Raynard of RJC, Norm Chin and Danny So of dys architecture). Slate is a new development that will add 341 residential units in a 45-storey tower next to the Millennium Skytrain Line on the edge of the Brentwood Town Centre neighbourhood of Burnaby. Completion is anticipated in 2025.

dys architecture in association with Rafii Architects Inc.

Client: Beedie Living
Render/Photo: courtesy of Beedie Living

 

Victoria Open House
October 3, 2022

Victoria Open House

We had a great time welcoming old and new friends, and industry colleagues to our dys Victoria open house last month. Though we've been settling into our historic Market Square office for almost a year now, we were excited to officially open our doors to welcome folks from the Victoria development community and show off our new digs. Thanks to everyone who came through--we're glad to be a part of the community and looking forward to working together!    

 

lelem Village Grand Opening
September 26, 2022

lelem Village Grand Opening

lelem Village Grand Opening

DYS was thrilled to attend the ceremonial ribbon-cutting event for Phase 1 of lelem Village. This project, done by Polygon in partnership with Musqueam Capital Corp is the Village Centre for the mixed-use sustainable community that is to be the Village Centre for the development of the Musqueam Nation lands in the University Endowment Lands. This phase is comprised of three buildings containing 173 rental units, neighbourhood shops, and outdoor gathering spaces for the community. Congratulations to the Musqueam community for this important milestone achievement!

 

Robert Nicklin Place - Wood Framing Construction in Progress
August 18, 2022

Robert Nicklin Place - Wood Framing Construction in Progress

Robert Nicklin Place - Wood Framing Construction in Progress

About nine months since breaking ground, wood framing is in progress up to Level 5 for the west wing of this Coquitlam project which will soon provide 164 units of affordable rental housing for low-income families.

 

VIREB Award of Excellence for Maitland Street Village
May 2, 2022

VIREB Award of Excellence for Maitland Street Village

VIREB Award of Excellence for Maitland Street Village

Maitland Street Village has received the 2022 Award of Excellence at the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board Commercial Awards. The 46-unit affordable rental housing project has received occupancy in January this year and is developed by the Alberni Low Energy Housing Society in partnership with BC Housing and the Catholic Diocese of Victoria. Compliant with Step 4 of the BC Energy Code, it has achieved the highest standard in developing affordable housing in Port Alberni.

 

Clive at Collingwood Project Has Begun Demolition
April 29, 2022

Clive at Collingwood Project Has Begun Demolition

Clive at Collingwood Project Has Begun Demolition

Demolition has started this week for the anticipated, 68-unit signature collection of inspiring homes with Nexst Properties in the diverse and vibrant community of Renfrew-Collingwood.  

 

Birch Replacement 8-Storey Seniors Residence Now Under Construction
April 22, 2022

Birch Replacement 8-Storey Seniors Residence Now Under Construction

Birch Replacement 8-Storey Seniors Residence Now Under Construction

The new Langley Lions Birch replacement building is now under construction. It will be a 101-unit, eight-storey structure attached directly to the existing Evergreen Timbers Assisted Living facility.

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515 Affordable Staff Rental Homes Coming Soon to UBC Campus
April 21, 2022

515 Affordable Staff Rental Homes Coming Soon to UBC Campus

515 Affordable Staff Rental Homes Coming Soon to UBC Campus
UBC's largest affordable faculty and staff housing project will consist of a 174-ft-tall, 18-storey tower, plus two six-storey buildings, altogether providing 515 much-needed rental homes.
 
 
Aboriginal Housing Society of Prince George’s New Master Planned Community Update
April 7, 2022

Aboriginal Housing Society of Prince George’s New Master Planned Community Update

The first phase of this Urban Indigenous community project in Prince George has been completed and the first residents are living in the initial phase of 50 townhomes. Two more phases of housing are currently in construction and will provide homes for 35 seniors and 56 families along with new childcare and the Society’s renovated administrative facility. 

Read more in the Prince George Citizen

dys architecture is Expanding
February 16, 2022

dys architecture is Expanding

dys architecture is Expanding

As dys architecture embarks on its 40th year serving clients throughout the province, we are very excited and pleased to announce the expansion of our practice and presence in the province by opening a new branch office in the City of Victoria. This new office will serve the Victoria Capital Region and south Vancouver Island. The creation of this office in Victoria aligns with our firm's continued commitment to providing exemplary service to our existing and new clients in this region of the province.

dys architecture Victoria office

Our Victoria team will be led by Amanda Morgan and Nate Mallari. Both of these talented and dedicated individuals originate from the Vancouver office. They will continue the firm's collaborative work culture while building upon our history of excellent service to our existing and new clients in the region.

The new branch office is located in Market Square in Downtown Victoria near the harbour at 201 - 560 Johnson Street, Market Square.

Lions Gate Hospital New $310M Acute Care Tower
January 27, 2022

Lions Gate Hospital New $310M Acute Care Tower

Lions Gate Hospital New $310M Acute Care Tower

The ground has been broken for the highly anticipated $310M Acute Care Tower expansion at the Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver. The state-of-the-art facility will provide the community and health care professionals in the region with eight operating rooms, pre and post-op care, 108 additional beds, and more. 

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Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre Passive Housing
January 6, 2022

Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre Passive Housing

The Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre Passive Housing Project is featured in 2022's first edition of Passive House Accelerator Magazine. Check out the article here.

This stunning Burnaby development sold 250 homes in 30 days
November 26, 2021

This stunning Burnaby development sold 250 homes in 30 days

Read more about Slate in the Daily Hive.

Origin Receives Occupancy
October 29, 2021

Origin Receives Occupancy

Congratulations to Anthem Properties in achieving occupancy recently for Origin, a new 225 unit rental residential building located in North Vancouver's Central Lonsdale.  It was a pleasure to work with the Anthem team and everyone involved on this development. 
Tapestry at Victoria Harbour LEED Gold Certified
August 17, 2021

Tapestry at Victoria Harbour LEED Gold Certified

Tapestry at Victoria Harbour LEED Gold Certified

Tapestry at Victoria Harbour has achieved LEED Gold certification! Congratulations to the team!

Images courtesy of Concert Properties Ltd. 

Park Boulevard Receives Occupancy
August 11, 2021

Park Boulevard Receives Occupancy

Park Boulevard Receives Occupancy

Congratulations to the Park Boulevard Team for receiving its Occupancy Permit!

Government Funding Provided for Construction of lelem Project
August 6, 2021

Government Funding Provided for Construction of lelem Project

Government Funding Provided for Construction of lelem Project

Recently awarded government funding, tihs Polygon development will provide 173 rental units, neighbourhood shops, and outdoor gathering spaces for the community. It is a mixed-use sustainable community that is to be the Village Centre for the overall Master Planned development of the Musqueam Nation lands in the University Endowment Lands. 

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W2 Olympic Station LEED Gold Certified
August 1, 2021

W2 Olympic Station LEED Gold Certified

W2 Olympic Station LEED Gold Certified

W2 has been certified LEED Gold. Congratulations to the entire team! Photos by Andrew Fyfe

 

Burquitlam Park Rental Residential Tower Update
July 16, 2021

Burquitlam Park Rental Residential Tower Update

Burquitlam Park Rental Residential Tower Update

Site construction is progressing well: the 17th floor slab is being formed, windows are installed up to Level 7, and brick veneer installation is well underway.

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