The 2nd suspended parkade slab is now underway.
Lions Gate Hospital (LGH) Foundation announced that it had not only reached, but exceeded its goal to raise $100 million for the new acute care facility. Congratulations from the team at dys architecture!
There was full support for the Lelum project on University Boulevard at the Advisory Design Panel meeting. Congratulations to the team!
With the BP Stage 1 approved last October, the excavations have started at the site of W2, located near Olympic Village Skytrain station at the corner of West 2nd Avenue and Wylie Street in Vancouver. This 109,029 sf project consists of 133 residential units in a 12-storey tower and a 6-storey podium.
On November 22, 2018, the Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver recieved the Best Contribution to the Skyline award at the UDI Awards for Excellence 2018.
"These awards held by the Urban Development Institute are the premier, and highest profile of peer to peer recognition of completed development projects in the Lower Mainland, Vancouver, and the rest of British Columbia. The Trump International Hotel & Tower® Vancouver has, without a doubt, contributed to Vancouver's skyline with its graceful, elegant twist. To be recognized by our industry peers and UDI is an absolute privilege and a true honour.
- Holborn Group
With excavation almost finished, Park Boulevard, located near the Whalley Skytrain station in Surrey, is about to begin its third and final stage of development. This project consists of a 41-storey, 350,000 sf residential tower and nine two-storey townhomes which will complete the mixed-use masterplan at Park Place.
Passive House is the highest step on British Columbia's new Energy Step Code. Working on this project gave Imada and Simpson a good understanding of how to move other projects through those steps."It has really educated us and influenced how we do our extenal walls and building envelopes generally," says Simpson. (From BHB Magazine, Fall 2018)
Full approval at a Public Hearing last week for DYS' townhouse project for Nexst Oakridge 2 Development Ltd. Three single-family parcels were consolidated and will be replaced with 20 townhouses consisting of a 4-storey building on West 41st Avenue and a 2.5-storey building on Woodstock Avenue.
Nuutsumuut Lelum is a new affordable rental family housing project developed by the Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre in Nanaimo, BC. This project is built to Passive House standards, one of the most energy efficient construction standards for buildings.
Congratulations to Concert Properties, the Community Land Trust and the City of Vancouver on the grand opening of the Railyard Housing Co-op. This affordable rental building will provide 135 homes with 73 two and 3 bedroom units geared towards families with children.
Vancouver City Council voted to rezone the 90 units of micro-suite (250 ft²) housing at 177 West Pender with no parking required. Our clients at VAHA (Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency) are thrilled.