Archive for September, 2012

Sep

28

A Living Classroom for Green Building Technology

Okanagan College is offering a new certificate program for Green Building Design and Construction. This 360-hour program blends online instruction with workshops and classes at the Jim Pattison Centre of Excellence in Penticton, which is designed to be one of the world’s greenest buildings.

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Sep

27

Sip in style

The new Wine Experience Centre at Black Hills Estate Winery in Oliver opened in June 2012. The new facility provides bright space for visitors to sit down and learn more about the wines they are tasting. It also offers fantastic views of the surrounding countryside, a major attraction for guests, and room for additional events and activities.

Nick Bevanda was interviewed by Architects + Artisans about the new facility. You can also check out the project page to learn more.

Sep

24

CEI’s NAIOP Office Building of the Future entry receives Honourable Mention

CEI’s 40 storey wood office tower design has received Honourable Mention in an international design competition organized by the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.

The inaugural NAIOP Office Building of the Future design competition focuses on the evolution of the modern workplace. “This unique competition opened the door to thinking about what an ‘office’ may look like in the very near future,” said Thomas J. Bisacquino, NAIOP president and CEO.

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Sep

19

Henderson Recreation Centre addition moves forward

After assisting the District of Oak Bay Department of Parks and Recreation to prepare documentation for a provincial grant application to fund an addition/renovation to Henderson Recreation Centre, CEI has been retained as architects for the project. The grant, which was announced in August, is part of a $30 million province-wide initiative to fund smaller-scale recreation infrastructure in communities outside the Lower Mainland.

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Sep

16

Diving into fall with two new Calgary Recreation projects

This September, CEI Architecture begins design work on two significant recreation projects in Calgary with long time colleagues GEC Architecture.

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Sep

13

Welcome, Tara Simmer

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to Tara Simmer, who has joined the CEI team as an Intermediate Architect in the Vancouver studio. Tara is originally from Saskatoon, and attended school and worked in Calgary for a number of years before moving to Vancouver. Tara is currently working on the Emily Carr University of Art + Design project.

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Sep

7

Welcome, Julie Gaudet

CEI is pleased to welcome a friendly new face to our Vancouver office: Julie Gaudet. Julie joined CEI as an Interior Designer at the beginning of August and is currently working on a variety of projects including TD Canada Trust interiors, Retirement Concepts and IBM. Julie is also helping with the redesign of the CEI Vancouver studio.

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